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File has an invalid version number. This could be due to stale metadata

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I am running a CDH distribution (version 5.6.0) with Impala (version 2.4.0).

I have some Parquet files stored in HDFS. Next, I have loaded these files into an Impala external table. Upon executing the following query all the files are successfully listed:

[cloudera-impala-dn0.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com:21000] > show files in parquettable;

Also, the metadata is correct (checked by executing describe parquettable).

The stats of the table are:

[cloudera-impala-dn0.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com:21000] > show table stats parquettable;

 

Rows | Files | Size | Bytes Cached | Cache Replication | Format | Incremental stats | Location

-1 | 838 | 249.64GB | NOT CACHED | NOT CACHED | PARQUET | false | hdfs://cloudera-impala-mn0.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com:8020/user/root/big_data

Executing the following query:

[cloudera-impala-dn0.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com:21000] > select count(*) from parquettable;

results in the following WARNING, but without any output result or error:

File 'hdfs://cloudera-impala-mn0.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com:8020/user/root/big_data/part-r-00001-7c29b85c-bd1f-420e-8834-96300076a92d.gz.parquet' has an invalid version number: ▒.F/ This could be due to stale metadata. Try running "refresh default.parquettable".

Running refresh default.parquettable did not have any effect.

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New Contributor

Hi,

 

I am getting same issue when using below versions.

CDH : 6.2.

Hive  :2.1.1-cdh6.2.1

Impala : 3.2.0-cdh6.2.1

 

Trying to run Compute stats  <db_name.table_name> after running invalidate metadata  <db_name.table_name> and refresh  <db_name.table_name> commands .

 

still getting same error.

 

ERROR: File 'hdfs://name_node/abc/xyz/000001_0' has an invalid version number: 2-11
This could be due to stale metadata. Try running "refresh <db_name.table_name>".

 

My process is running for more than 100 tables. This error is occurring for only 5-6 random tables some times.

 

 

 

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