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Exception when running Mapreduce Job from Command Line

  • #51261
    SambaSivaRao Y


    I am getting error when running a map reduce job from command line, which reads the file content and writes it to a table.
    The job is running fine from Eclipse.
    I am getting below error when running from CMD prompt.

    14/04/07 16:18:15 INFO mapreduce.Job: map 0% reduce 0%
    14/04/07 16:18:15 INFO mapreduce.Job: Job job_1396866746149_0002 failed with state FAILED due to: Application application_1396866746149_0002
    failed 2 times due to AM Container for appattempt_1396866746149_0002_000002 exited with exitCode: 1 due to: Exception from container-launch:
    at org.apache.hadoop.util.Shell.runCommand(
    at org.apache.hadoop.util.Shell$ShellCommandExecutor.execute(
    at org.apache.hadoop.yarn.server.nodemanager.DefaultContainerExecutor.launchContainer(
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$

    1 file(s) moved.

    .Failing this attempt.. Failing the application.
    14/04/07 16:18:15 INFO mapreduce.Job: Counters: 0
    Exception in thread “main” HFileOutputFormat dir output not found
    at org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.LoadIncrementalHFiles.discoverLoadQueue(
    at org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.LoadIncrementalHFiles.doBulkLoad(

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  • #51319

    Hi Samba,

    In your program you have not specified the Output directory, please set the following and try again:

    HFileOutputFormat.setOutputPath(conf, new Path(<YOUR_LOCATION>));



    SambaSivaRao Y

    Thanks Dave for your quick response.
    We are able resolve the issue, The reason for job failure is due to the first Exception (“Shell Exception”).
    We followed the article at below link

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