On BDA 4.5/CDH 5.7.0 Hive Jobs Fail Intermittently with the Job Log Showing: "Container <***> is running beyond physical memory limits." (Doc ID 2172123.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Hive queries fail intermittently such that hte job log shows:

"Container <***> is running beyond physical memory limits."

Out Of Memory errors might be seen as well.

Cause

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