Solved: Exceeded EC2 Instance Quota

You may face an error like “Exceeded EC2 Instance Quota” while you are trying to spin up new instances either standalone or in cluster.

This error is caused because you have hit the limit on number of instances allowed in your AWS account.

This limit is region and instance size specific. To get rid of this error you will have to request Amazon to increase the EC2 instance limit.

Requesting a limit increase is simple. Please follow below steps to know more.

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AWS Crash Course – EMR

What is EMR?

  • AWS EMR(Elastic MapReduce) is a managed hadoop framework.
  • It provides you an easy, cost-effective and highly scalable way to process large amount of data.
  • It can be used for multiple things like indexing, log analysis, financial analysis, scientific simulation, machine learning etc.

Cluster and Nodes

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