Is There Any Open And Free Computing Resources To Use Except Aws Free Tier To Run Hadoop Programm?
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Fayue1015 ▴ 200

I have written a hadoop program which may need to run some large data set, I can use our local cluster which has 10 nodes, but it may take one month to finish, so I need to use some more nodes like 30-50 nodes, or better 100 nodes. so I can reduce the running time to several days. I roughly remember there are some free cloud resource to access for academic, but I forgot where are they. can anyone point me to some computing resources? Thanks a lot

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Joachim ★ 2.9k

I am not aware of free cluster/cloud computing solutions that would permit you to use Hadoop. Perhaps you were thinking of Galaxy, but that is not what you are looking for.

### Amazon Web-Services

You mentioned Amazon's free-tier, but I think you would quickly exceed the granted free computing time of 750h per month (on tiny micro instances -- mind you). However, it still might be financially viable to use Amazon's Web-Services, which come with Hadoop specific map-reduce configuration instructions; "spot instances" can be used to get extremely cheap EC2 Linux virtual machines up and running.