After Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.1 Upgrade Cannot Run Hive Queries with Partitions on Avro Formatted Files

(Doc ID 1597222.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2013

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.2.1 and later
Linux x86-64


After upgrading to BDA V2.2.1 (CDH 4.3/CM 4.6.3) Hive queries with partitions on Avro formatted files fail to run.  These types of queries ran prior to the upgrade.  On CDH 4.3 exceptions like these three below are raised:

1. ClassCastException:



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