This topic describes how to create a pay-as-you-go Hadoop cluster in the E-MapReduce (EMR) console.


An Alibaba Cloud account is created and the real-name verification is completed.


  1. Log on to the EMR console.
  2. Configure parameters in the steps listed in the following table on the cluster creation page.
    Parameters listed in the following table are used in this tutorial. Use default settings for other parameters. For more information, see Create a cluster.
    Step Parameter Example value Description
    Software Settings Cluster Type Hadoop The cluster type.
    EMR Version EMR-3.28.2 The major version of EMR. The latest version is selected.
    Hardware Settings Billing Method Pay-As-You-Go We recommend that you create pay-as-you-go EMR clusters for testing purposes at the development and testing stages.
    Zone China (Hangzhou) Zone I You cannot change the region or zone after the cluster is created. Exercise caution when you configure this parameter.
    Network Type VPC The value of this parameter can only be VPC.
    VPC VPC_Hangzhou( vpc-bp1f4epmkvncimpgs****) The VPC selected in the region where your cluster resides. If no VPC is available in the region, click Create VPC/VSwitch to create one.
    VSwitch vsw_i( vsw-bp1e2f5fhaplp0g6p****) The VSwitch selected in the zone where your cluster and VPC reside. If no VSwitch is available in the zone, create one.
    Security Group Name sg-bp1ddw7sm2riswb1aw3z(ID:sg-bp1ddw7sm2riswb1****) The security group to which you want to add your cluster. If this is your first time to use EMR, no security group exists. Enter a name to create a security group. If you have created security groups in EMR, select one as required.
    Basic Settings Cluster Name test The name of the cluster. The name must be 1 to 64 characters in length and can contain only letters, digits, hyphens (-), and underscores (_).
    Password Customized password Remember the password. You must enter the password when you connect to the cluster.
  3. Click Next: Confirm.
  4. Read and select E-MapReduce Service Terms.
  5. Click Create.