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Hive : Failed with exception java.io.IOException:java.io.IOException: Can't find sync mark in the stream Error

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Can you check if there is a mismatch of serde? Example you may have non-text data inside your external table location whereas your table is expecting text.

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I have a external hive table. When I do select * from <table_name> I get the above error. Could anyone help me???

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Can you check if there is a mismatch of serde? Example you may have non-text data inside your external table location whereas your table is expecting text.