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VLC 3.0 Master Build Released with Lots of Updates & Features

VLC 3.0 Master build had just been released to public. Please note that this is an experimental version of VLC that are daily generated from the VLC code that is currently in development. Several issues that existed in previous versions of VLC might be fixed here, but since this version of VLC is not yet finished, you should expect other problems and issues. VLC 3.0 changelog Important changes: The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-efforts basis: it should work, but not without limitations.

Creating a Hive Cluster job using Amazon EMR CLI

Following from my previous post on Installing the Amazon EMR Command Line Interface for Windows, I will look at how to create an Elastic MapReduce job (Hive Cluster) from the CLI. This includes creation of Instances i.e a Master Instance and Slave Instances using an Interactive Hive Session. Step 1: without specifying the number of instances to create – Run the following command from the Amazon EMR CLI directory: –create –alive –hive-interactive –name “Test_Job Flow” –instance-type m1.