> To me it looks like this problem will be solved by > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-20823, but until then, is this > broken or I have missed a crucial detail?
Yes, S3Guard. https://www.slideshare.net/hortonworks/s3guard-whats-in-your-consistency-model However, that's another daemon you need to run (+ provision DynamoDB etc). It is not the most convenient of setups to run on S3. Cheers, Gopal