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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Mappings
  4. Sources
  5. Targets
  6. Transformations
  7. Data Preview
  8. Cluster Workflows
  9. Profiles
  10. Monitoring
  11. Hierarchical Data Processing
  12. Hierarchical Data Processing Configuration
  13. Hierarchical Data Processing with Schema Changes
  14. Intelligent Structure Models
  15. Stateful Computing
  16. Connections
  17. Data Type Reference
  18. Function Reference

Create Cluster Task Properties

Create Cluster Task Properties

When you configure a Create Cluster task, you configure options that are common for all cluster types, and you configure advanced options for specific clusters.

General Properties for the Create Cluster Task

The following table describes the General properties for the Create Cluster task:
Property
Description
Name
Task name.
Description
Optional description.
Connection Name
Name of the cloud provisioning configuration to use with the workflow.
Connection Type
Choose from the following options:
  • Amazon EMR. Create an Amazon EMR cluster in the Hadoop environment.
  • HDInsight. Create an Azure HDInsight cluster in the Hadoop environment.
  • Databricks. Create a Databricks cluster in the Databricks environment.

Input Properties for the Create Cluster Task

You can assign task input to workflow parameters and variables.
The following table describes the Input properties for the Create Cluster task:
Property
Description
Create Cluster Task Inputs
Parameters or variables to use for task input.

Output Properties for the Create Cluster Task

You can assign variables to the Create Cluster task output.
The following table describes the Output properties for the Create Cluster task:
Property
Description
Start Time
Date and time that the task started running.
End Time
Date and time that the task stopped running
Is Successful
Indicates whether the task ran successfully.
Cluster Identifier
The Cluster Identifier property of the Create Cluster task overrides the Cluster Identifier property of the Mapping task.
Default is AutoDeployCluster.

Advanced Properties for the Create Cluster Task

Advanced properties for the Create Cluster task depend on the cluster type that you create.
For information about advanced properties for Microsoft Azure, see Azure HDInsight Advanced Properties for the Create Cluster Task.
For information about advanced properties for Amazon Web Services, see Amazon EMR Advanced Properties for the Create Cluster Task.
For information about advanced properties to run mappings on the Blaze engine, see Advanced Properties for the Blaze Engine.
For information about advanced properties for Databricks, see Advanced Properties for Databricks.


Updated January 20, 2020