EMR Notebooks is a managed service that provides a full-managed, Jupyter-based notebook to data scientists. A Jupyter kernel provides programming language support in Jupyter. EMR IPython is the default kernel. Additional kernels include R, Julia, and many more. Today we are announcing a new feature that allows data scientists, analysts, and engineers to install and execute custom kernels on the EMR cluster directly from the EMR Notebook. Before this feature, installing custom kernels on a cluster required a multi-step installation process.
Read More for the details.