I've run an example hive coordinators. The job going well but here are some issues i meet:
1. I'm from VietNam, when i choose timezone = GMT+7, i get error, when searching for this error i found that it should be GMT+07:00, and problem is GMT+07:00 won't show up in the combo box.
2. So i choosing Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh instead, and another problem is i must choose the timezone base on Universaltime. Example:
I want to run from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM 3 March, i have to choose the time is from 03:00 AM to 08:00 AM 3 March base on UTC, why i can't edit like my own time even afte i choose Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh.
3. Final problem is when i run this coordinators: the timezone in the job info show up a complete different.
Here is my oozie deffinion:
frequency="0,5,10 * * * *"
start="2015-03-03T03:00Z" end="2015-03-03T08:00Z" timezone="Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh"
and here is the info of the first hour:
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:00:00
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:05:00
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:10:00
Now, why it is 02 Mar 19:00 ?
The "timezone" attribute in the Coordiantor is a little misleading. You still have to specify your dates in UTC (hence why they end with 'Z'). The "timezone" attribute is only used for daylight saving time calculations.
Timezone attribute is also not doing daylight saving time calculations. I tested recently after DST changes in this month. the timezone value I kept is "America/New_York"
Does that mean timezone attribute just lies without any help?