You can configure Amazon Glue as the Hive metastore with an Amazon EMR 5.29 or 6.1 cluster.
Consider the following rules and guidelines:
Glue does not support Hive transactions.
Amazon supports Glue only when the EMR cluster is not Kerberos enabled.
To enable integration with an EMR cluster with Glue, copy .jar files from the cluster to the domain, and then enable the Hive metastore setting in the hive-site.xml configuration before you create the cluster configuration.
Copy .jar files from the cluster to the domain.
Depending on the cluster version, copy the Hive .jar file from the cluster to the domain.
Copy the file from the following directory of the Glue-enabled EMR cluster:
Paste the file in the following domain directory on the domain machine: