Support Questions
Find answers, ask questions, and share your expertise
Announcements
Alert: Welcome to the Unified Cloudera Community. Former HCC members be sure to read and learn how to activate your account here.

Can not ALTER or DROP a big partitionned tables - CAUSED BY: MetaException: Timeout when executing..

Solved Go to solution

Re: Can not ALTER or DROP a big partitionned tables - CAUSED BY: MetaException: Timeout when executi

Guru

Hi Vibin,

 

I can see that this issue is tracked under HIVE-6980 on the upstream JIRA. And I can confirm that it has been fixed in CDH6.1 and CDH5.16 onwards.

 

If you are using older version, you can try to increase the value for hive.metastore.client.socket.timeout as a workaround as mentioned in the previous post.

 

Hope above is helpful.

 

Cheers

Eric 

Highlighted

Re: Can not ALTER or DROP a big partitionned tables - CAUSED BY: MetaException: Timeout when executi

New Contributor

Dear @EricL ,

 

Thank you for your help ! This helps.

 

Regards,

Vibin Chandran

 

Re: Can not ALTER or DROP a big partitionned tables - CAUSED BY: MetaException: Timeout when executi

Guru
My pleasure!