Cloduera Manager Reports the Impala Catalog Server In Bad Health with "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError"

(Doc ID 2341435.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cloduera Manager reports the Impala Catalog Server is in bad health.  In the case here this was observed after a Mammoth upgrade.

The Impala Catalog Server log on the node with Impala Catalog Server role, /var/log/catalogd/catalogd.ERROR, shows that the catalog server fails to start due to a java.lang.OutOfMemoryError error.

The log shows:

...
<timestamp> TableLoader.java:58] Loading metadata for: xxxx.xxxxxx#
# java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
# -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError="/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/../impala/catalogd_killparent.sh"
# Executing /bin/sh -c "/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/../impala/catalogd_killparent.sh"
...

 

Cause

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