Amazon EMR 6.0 (Beta 2) adds Hive 3 with LLAP support, and Scala 2.12 with Spark 2.4.4

Amazon EMR release 6.0.0 (Beta 2) is now available with Hive 3.1.2, Hadoop 3.2.1, Spark 2.4.4, and Scala 2.12. In this release, Hive LLAP is enabled by default, allowing you to benefit from improved query performance and new features such as materialized views, and workload management. Additionally, Scala has been upgraded, allowing you to start testing your Spark applications with Scala 2.12.

Source:: Amazon AWS