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From "arvind@cloudera.com" <arv...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Hive Problem
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:44:56 GMT
Hi Jurgen,

What version of Hive and Sqoop are you using? Also, please look under
/tmp/${USER}/hive.log file which will have more detailed information on
what may be going wrong.

Thanks,
Arvind

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Jurgen Van Gael <jurgen@rangespan.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running the Cloudera CDH3 Hive distribution in pseudo-distributed
> mode on my local Mac OS Lion laptop. Hive generally works fine except
> when I use it together with Sqoop. A command like
>
> sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/db --username root
> --password foobar --table sometable --warehouse-dir
> /user/hive/warehouse
>
> completes succesfully and generates part_files, a _logs directory and
> a _SUCCESS file in the hive warehouse directory on HDFS. However, when
> I add the --import-hive part to the Sqoop command, the import still
> works but Hive seems to get into an infinite loop. Looking at the logs
> I find entries
>
> 2011-11-28 22:54:57,279 WARN org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.StateChange: DIR*
> FSDirectory.unprotectedRenameTo: failed to rename
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS to
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS_copy_2 because source does not
> exist
> 2011-11-28 22:54:57,281 WARN org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.StateChange: DIR*
> FSDirectory.unprotectedRenameTo: failed to rename
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS to
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS_copy_3 because source does not
> exist
> 2011-11-28 22:54:57,282 WARN org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.StateChange: DIR*
> FSDirectory.unprotectedRenameTo: failed to rename
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS to
> /user/hive/warehouse/sometable/_SUCCESS_copy_4 because source does not
> exist
>
> I started digging into the source code and can trace it back to
> ql/metadata/Hive.java:checkPaths which tries to find a name for a
> _SUCCESS file during the actual Hive load but somehow fails because
> the Sqoop import MR job already created a _SUCCESS file. I already
> tried disabling MR creation of _SUCCESS files but Hive seems to wait
> for that file to kick off the Hive import and hence fails.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions on where to search next?
>
> Thanks! Jurgen
>

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