Apache Hive - Amazon EMR

Amazon EMR Serverless is in preview release and is subject to change. To use EMR Serverless in preview, follow the sign up steps at https://pages.awscloud.com/EMR-Serverless-Preview.html. The only Region that EMR Serverless currently supports is us-east-1, so make sure to set all region parameters to this value. All Amazon S3 buckets used with EMR Serverless must also be created in us-east-1.

Apache Hive

The following Amazon EMR releases are available for Amazon EMR Serverless Hive applications:

  • emr-5.34.0

Release notes for Amazon EMR 5.34.0

  • Hive supports hive-site, tez-site, emrfs-site, and core-site classifications for EMR Serverless.

    Classifications Descriptions


    Change values in Hive's hive-site.xml file.


    Change values in Tez's tez-site.xml file.


    Change EMRFS settings.


    Change values in Hadoop's core-site.xml file.

    Configuration classifications allow you to customize applications. These often correspond to a configuration XML file for the application, such as core-site.xml. For more information, see Configure applications.