Run in a cluster
The following steps can be performed on any machine with a Linux distribution (inside or outside Amazon EC2).
1. Set your AWS Credentials-
Assuming that you already have an AWS account set up, one option is to
export the following environment variables:
export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=wJalrXUtnFEMI/K7MDENG/bPxRfiCYEXAMPLEKEY
2. Install Flintrock-
Flintrock is a command-line tool for launching Apache Spark clusters. Flintrock requires Python 3.4 or newer, unless you use one of the standalone packages. Find more info here.
Install Python3 pip (if required)
sudo apt update && sudo apt install python3-pip
To get the latest release of Flintrock, simply run pip:
sudo pip3 install flintrock flintrock --version
3. Configure Flintrock-
Flintrock lets you persist your desired configuration to a YAML file so that you don't have to keep typing out the same options over and over at the command line.
To setup and edit the default config file, run the following command:
services: hdfs: version: 2.8.5 spark: version: 2.3.3 provider: ec2 providers: ec2: key-name: key_name # change accordingly identity-file: /path/to/key.pem # change accordingly instance-type: f1.2xlarge region: us-east-1 ami: ami-0d1172c23618d21d5 # InAccel's AMI user: ec2-user min-root-ebs-size-gb: 35 # feel free to change ebs-optimized: yes instance-initiated-shutdown-behavior: stop launch: num-slaves: 4 # feel free to change spark-executor-instances: 8 # 2xlarge install-hdfs: True install-spark: True debug: false
4. Create a new cluster-
With a config file like that, you can now launch a cluster with just this:
flintrock launch inaccel-demo-cluster
Since AWS performance is highly variable, the exact launch time can not be predicted. A typical launch of a medium size cluster takes around 10 minutes. After it finishes, login to the Master node.
flintrock login inaccel-demo-cluster
5. Install InAccel-
Clone InAccel repository on the Master node.
git clone https://bitbucket.org/inaccel/release.git inaccel && source inaccel/setup.sh
6. Submitting applications-
- InAccel OFF:
$ spark-submit [ arguments ]
- InAccel ON:
$ spark-submit --inaccel [ arguments ]
7. Destroy the cluster-
Once you're done using the cluster, don't forget to destroy it with:
flintrock destroy inaccel-demo-cluster