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Hive with mysql metastore issue

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I am newbie to Big data.

I am trying to install hive with mysql metastore (local mode). When I try to initialize the schema or try to execute hive command it raise error. Pleas help.

 

$hive

which: no hbase in (/home/hadoop/hive/bin:/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/home/hadoop/.local/bin:/home/hadoop/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.252.b09-2.el7_8.x86_64/jre/bin:/home/hadoop/derby/bin:/home/hadoop/hadoop/sbin:/home/hadoop/hadoop/bin)
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxParsingException: Illegal character entity: expansion character (code 0x8
at [row,col,system-id]: [3215,96,"file:/home/hadoop/hive/conf/hive-site.xml"]
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration.loadResource(Configuration.java:3024)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration.loadResources(Configuration.java:2973)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration.getProps(Configuration.java:2848)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration.get(Configuration.java:1460)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.conf.HiveConf.getVar(HiveConf.java:4996)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.conf.HiveConf.getVar(HiveConf.java:5069)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.conf.HiveConf.initialize(HiveConf.java:5156)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.conf.HiveConf.<init>(HiveConf.java:5099)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.common.LogUtils.initHiveLog4jCommon(LogUtils.java:97)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.common.LogUtils.initHiveLog4j(LogUtils.java:81)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.cli.CliDriver.run(CliDriver.java:699)
at org.apache.hadoop.hive.cli.CliDriver.main(CliDriver.java:683)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.apache.hadoop.util.RunJar.run(RunJar.java:323)
at org.apache.hadoop.util.RunJar.main(RunJar.java:236)
Caused by: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxParsingException: Illegal character entity: expansion character (code 0x8
at [row,col,system-id]: [3215,96,"file:/home/hadoop/hive/conf/hive-site.xml"]
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.constructWfcException(StreamScanner.java:621)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.throwParseError(StreamScanner.java:491)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.reportIllegalChar(StreamScanner.java:2456)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.validateChar(StreamScanner.java:2403)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.resolveCharEnt(StreamScanner.java:2369)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.fullyResolveEntity(StreamScanner.java:1515)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.BasicStreamReader.nextFromTree(BasicStreamReader.java:2828)
at com.ctc.wstx.sr.BasicStreamReader.next(BasicStreamReader.java:1123)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration$Parser.parseNext(Configuration.java:3320)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration$Parser.parse(Configuration.java:3114)
at org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration.loadResource(Configuration.java:3007)
... 17 more
[hadoop@localhost conf]$

 

 

 

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Re: Hive with mysql metastore issue

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Hello @ronics, I had the same error few days back, Following is the exception

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxParsingException: Illegal character entity: expansion character (code 0x8
at [row,col,system-id]: [3215,96,"file:/home/hadoop/hive/conf/hive-site.xml"]

Open hive-site.xml file and go to the 3215th row. 

It is throwing that error, as there is a special character () between the words for and transactional. Either delete that character or copy and paste (replace) which the next 2 lines.

Ensures commands with OVERWRITE (such as INSERT OVERWRITE) acquire Exclusive locks for transactional tables. This ensures that inserts (w/o overwrite) running concurrently
are not hidden by the INSERT OVERWRITE.

 This should solve your problem.