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Migration steps for Phoenix 4.4.X -> 4.7.X

Super Collaborator

We recently upgraded from HDP 2.4.2 to 2.6.1, which took us from Phoenix 4.4.X to 4.7.X

We have a regular process for bulk-loading data from Hive to Phoenix.

When I upgraded the phoenix driver on the client machine that runs this process, I ran into an issue:

HTable.GetTableDescriptor() throws a big stack trace and the process stops.

The error points to a “Table” that was really an index that we dropped a while ago.

So I have table X with index Y, and when I try to bulk import to table X, I get an error that table Y does not exist.

This is true – it does not exist. So why is the bulk-load process concerned with it?

If I revert to the older driver file, I get a similar error, but the import process then proceeds.

I don’t NEED to use the new driver. But I was hoping that I would see some performance improvement.

Is it worth it to wrestle with this?

Can someone show me how to fix it? I’m sure it’s just a simple query against the system table(s)…


Can you show the stack trace?

Super Collaborator

At this point, I replaced the new client jar with the old one - I'll have to wait for some cluster downtime to reproduce the exact issue.

But here's the stack trace I get with the older client jar, and I believe it's pretty much the same.

For context, I'm attempting a bulk load to a table, and ER_V13_SPLIT_511_GZ_V2_METERKEY USED TO BE an index on that table. It no longer exists.

17/07/10 00:30:28 ERROR mapreduce.CsvBulkLoadTool: Import job on table=ER_V13_SPLIT_511_GZ_V2_METERKEY failed due to exception.
org.apache.hadoop.hbase.TableNotFoundException: ER_V13_SPLIT_511_GZ_V2_METERKEY
at org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client.HTable.getTableDescriptor(
at org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.HFileOutputFormat.configureIncrementalLoad(
at org.apache.phoenix.mapreduce.CsvBulkLoadTool$
at org.apache.phoenix.mapreduce.CsvBulkLoadTool$
at org.apache.phoenix.job.JobManager$
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$

have you confirmed that "ER_V13_SPLIT_511_GZ_V2_METERKEY" doesn't appear when you do !tables on sqlline. (or you can query system.catalog if any link for this index exists)

For a workaround:- you can try creating "ER_V13_SPLIT_511_GZ_V2_METERKEY" from HBase shell using same table descriptor of data table but with just different table name.

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