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  1. Review Planning Guide: Please review and verify Install Preparation and sub-topics.
    1. Limitations: For more information on limitations of this scenario, see Product Limitations in the Install Preparation area.
  2. Read: Please read this entire document before you create the EMR cluster or install the 

    D s platform

  3. Acquire Assets: Acquire the installation package for your operating system and your license key. For more information, contact 
    D s support
    1. If you are completing the installation without Internet access, you must also acquire the offline versions of the system dependencies. See Install Dependencies without Internet Access.
  4. VPC: Enable and deploy a working AWS VPC.
  5. S3: Enable and deploy an AWS S3 bucket to use as the base storage layer for the platform. In the bucket, the platform stores metadata in the following location:

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  6. IAM Policies: Create IAM policies for access to the S3 bucket. Required permissions are the following: 
    • The system account or individual user accounts must have full permissions for the S3 bucket:

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      Delete*, Get*, List*, Put*, Replicate*, Restore*

    • These policies must apply to the bucket and its contents. Example:

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    • See
  7. EC2 instance role: Create an EC2 instance role for your S3 bucket policy. See
  8. EC2 instance: Deploy an AWS EC2 with SELinux where the 
    D s item
     can be installed.
    1. The required set of ports must be enabled for listening. See System Ports.

    2. This node should be dedicated for 

      D s item


      NOTE: The EC2 node must meet the system requirements. For more information, see System Requirements.

    EC2 instance role: Create an EC2 instance role for your S3 bucket policy. See
    1. .

  9. EMR cluster: An existing EMR cluster is required. 
    1. Cluster sizing: Before you begin, you should allocate sufficient resources for sizing the cluster. For guidance, please contact your 

      D s item

    2. See Deploy the Cluster below.
  10. Databases:
    1. The platform utilizes a set of databases that must be accessed from the 
      D s node
      . Databases are installed as part of the workflow described later.
    2. For more information on the supported databases and versions, see System Requirements.
    3. For more information on database installation requirements, see Install Databases.
    4. If installing databases on Amazon RDS an admin account to RDS is required. For more information, see Install Databases on Amazon RDS.