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Unable to create table from the sample data filein HCatalog

  • #30258
    Karthick S

    I am unable to create the table using the sample file in HCatalog. There seems to be some issues with the delimiter selection. Following is the error. Please let me know the right delimiter selection

    HCatClient error on create table: {“statement”:”use default; create table nyse_stocks(`exchange` string, `stock_symbol` string, `date` string, `stock_price_open` double, `stock_price_high` double, `stock_price_low` double, `stock_price_close` double, `stock_volume` bigint, `stock_price_adj_close` double) row format delimited fields terminated by ‘\\t’;”,”error”:”unable to create table: nyse_stocks”,”exec”:{“stdout”:””,”stderr”:””,”exitcode”:143}} (error 500)

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  • #30529
    Cheryle Custer


    Can you please tell us which version of the Sandbox you’re using, which browser and which operating system?

    In the meantime, please reboot your VM and try again.


    Siyaram Vishwakarma

    Hi karthick..did u get solution for this problem..if yes do let me know.

    Tulsi Jain

    I am also getting the same error

    HCatClient error on create table: {“statement”:”use default; create table nyse_stocks(exchange string, stock_symbol string, date string, stock_price_open double, stock_price_high double, stock_price_low double, stock_price_close double, stock_volume bigint, stock_price_adj_close double) row format delimited fields terminated by ‘\\t’;”,”error”:”unable to create table: nyse_stocks”,”exec”:{“stdout”:””,”stderr”:”which: no /usr/lib/hadoop/bin/hadoop in ((null))\ndirname: missing operand\nTry `dirname –help’ for more information.\n Command was terminated due to timeout(60000ms). See templeton.exec.timeout property”,”exitcode”:143}} (error 500)

    I am using sandbox 2.0 in VM

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