Amazon EMR vs Snowflake: What are the differences?
Amazon EMR: Distribute your data and processing across a Amazon EC2 instances using Hadoop. Amazon EMR is used in a variety of applications, including log analysis, web indexing, data warehousing, machine learning, financial analysis, scientific simulation, and bioinformatics. Customers launch millions of Amazon EMR clusters every year; Snowflake: The data warehouse built for the cloud. Snowflake eliminates the administration and management demands of traditional data warehouses and big data platforms. Snowflake is a true data warehouse as a service running on Amazon Web Services (AWS)—no infrastructure to manage and no knobs to turn.
Amazon EMR and Snowflake belong to "Big Data as a Service" category of the tech stack.
According to the StackShare community, Amazon EMR has a broader approval, being mentioned in 95 company stacks & 18 developers stacks; compared to Snowflake, which is listed in 29 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.