Updated May 16th, 2022 by jordan.hicks

Error in CREATE TABLE with external Hive metastore

Problem You are connecting to an external MySQL metastore and attempting to create a table when you get an error. AnalysisException: org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.metadata.HiveException: MetaException(message:An exception was thrown while adding/validating class(es) : (conn=21) Column length too big for column 'PARAM_VALUE' (max = 16383); use BLOB or TE...

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Updated March 4th, 2022 by jordan.hicks

Cannot apply updated cluster policy

Problem You are attempting to update an existing cluster policy, however the update does not apply to the cluster associated with the policy. If you attempt to edit a cluster that is managed by a policy, the changes are not applied or saved. Cause This is a known issue that is being addressed. Solution You can use a workaround until a permanent fix ...

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Updated March 2nd, 2022 by jordan.hicks

Configure Simba ODBC driver with a proxy in Windows

In this article you learn how to configure the Databricks ODBC Driver when your local Windows machine is behind a proxy server. Download the Simba driver for Windows Download and install the latest version of the Databricks ODBC Driver for Windows. Add proxy settings to the Windows registry Open the Windows registry and add the proxy settings to the...

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Updated May 12th, 2022 by jordan.hicks

New job fails when adding a library from DBFS or S3

Problem You create a new job and attempt to add a library from DBFS or S3 storage. The workspace UI returns an error. Error: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'concat' of undefined Reload the page and try again. If the error persists, contact support. Clicking Reload page does not resolve the error message. Cause This is a known issue. A fix ...

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Updated May 11th, 2022 by jordan.hicks

Libraries fail with dependency exception

Problem You have a Python function that is defined in a custom egg or wheel file and also has dependencies that are satisfied by another customer package installed on the cluster. When you call this function, it returns an error that says the requirement cannot be satisfied. org.apache.spark.SparkException: Process List(/local_disk0/pythonVirtualEnv...

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