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Big Data SQL 3.2 Query Fails Over a GZIP Compressed Parquet File with "oracle.hadoop.parquet.common.ParquetRuntimeException: Error decompressing dictionary page" (Doc ID 2417192.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Big Data SQL - Version 3.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The symptom is that a Big Data SQL 3.2 query fails over a GZIP compressed parquet file.   The query fails with:

ORA-12801: error signaled in parallel query server <HOSTNAME>, instance <HOSTNAME>.<DOMAINNAME>:
ORA-29913: error in executing ODCIEXTTABLEFETCH callout
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
KUP-11504: error from external driver:
oracle.hadoop.parquet.common.ParquetRuntimeException: Error decompressing dictionary page



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