Austin Chungath Vincent
I got in touch with the Apache Tez user mailing list. It seems that the tez rpms in the hortonworks repo is old. Please let me know if someone has got tez working on the sandbox using “yum” – I couldn’t.
I built Tez from source and it’s working now.
For other’s who face this problem, you can read the mail chain here: http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-tez-user/201311.mbox/browser