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FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

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FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

Rising Star

Hi i have a data for 2015 to 2018 year i am using hive query to get the data based on below condition but i am getting meta exception

Query : select ct_code,date_code from dim_table where substr(date_code,1,4)>=2015 and substr(date_code,1,4)<=2018;

FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

If i give select with out where conditon: select * from dim_table it is working fine.

or when i split above query to parts based on years it also working fine.

select ct_code,date_code from dim_table where substr(date_code,1,4)>=2015 and substr(date_code,1,4)<=2017 ;

select ct_code,date_code from dim_table where substr(date_code,1,4)=2018;

But when i give only where substr(date_code,1,4)>=2015 it also not working

Can you please help me to understand that why i am getting this issue.

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Re: FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

New Contributor

Can you please provide the stack trace for the exception? It can be found in hiveserver2.log.

Re: FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

Rising Star

Thanks @djaiswal for your response

i could not find any logs for query..at initial stage only it got failed i hope its not giving any job/Application id..while i execute from Ambari HIVE view i am getting below error and i attached completed error message

meta-execption.txt

org.apache.ambari.view.hive.client.HiveInvalidQueryException: Error while compiling statement: FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query) [ERROR_STATUS] org.apache.ambari.view.hive.client.HiveInvalidQueryException: Error while compiling statement: FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query) [ERROR_STATUS] at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.client.Utils.verifySuccess(Utils.java:46) at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.client.Connection.execute(Connection.java:614) at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.client.Connection.executeAsync(Connection.java:625) at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.resources.jobs.ConnectionController.executeQuery(ConnectionController.java:67) at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.resources.jobs.viewJobs.JobControllerImpl.submit(JobControllerImpl.java:109) at org.apache.ambari.view.hive.resources.jobs.JobService.create(JobService.java:414) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606) at com.sun.jersey.spi.container.JavaMethodInvokerFactory$1.invoke(JavaMethodInvokerFactory.java:60) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.model.method.dispatch.AbstractResourceMethodDispatchProvider$ResponseOutInvoker._dispatch(AbstractResourceMethodDispatchProvider.java:205) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.model.method.dispatch.ResourceJavaMethodDispatcher.dispatch(ResourceJavaMethodDispatcher.java:75) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.uri.rules.HttpMethodRule.accept(HttpMethodRule.java:302) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.uri.rules.SubLocatorRule.accept(SubLocatorRule.java:137) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.uri.rules.RightHandPathRule.accept(RightHandPathRule.java:147) at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.uri.rules.SubLocatorRule.accept(SubLocatorRule.java:137) at

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Re: FAILED: SemanticException MetaException(message:Exception thrown when executing query)

@rama

I guess the issue here is due to incorrect mapping between the substr return type and the value being compared. I verified similar scenario and below are the details:

hive> desc flight_details;
OK
flightnum           	string              	                    
tailnum             	string              	                    
uniquecarrier       	string              	                    
origin              	string              	                    
dest                	string              	                    
Time taken: 0.295 seconds, Fetched: 5 row(s)
hive> select * from flight_details where substr(tailnum,2,3)>=500 limit 10;
OK
1018	N828UA	UA	OAK	ORD
1020	N567UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N561UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N554UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N535UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N571UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N530UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N553UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N525UA	UA	IAD	BOS
1020	N585UA	UA	IAD	BOS
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