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RE: Java heap space error

I have been experiencing this type of an error at some point and no matter how much I played with heap size  it didn't work. What I found out at the end is I was running out of physical memory. My output file was about 4Gb with only 2.5Gb of free space available. Check you space with "$hadop fs -df
From: Subash D'Souza [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2012 9:19 AM
Subject: Java heap space error

I'm running CDH 4 on  a 4 node cluster each with 96 G of RAM. Up until last week the cluster was running until there was an error in the name node log file and I had to reformat it put the data back

Now when I run hive on YARN. I keep getting a Java heap space error. Based on the research I did. I upped the my mapred.child.java.opts first from 200m to 400 m to 800m and I still have the same issue. It seems to fail near the 100% mapper mark

I checked the log files and the only thing that it does output is java heap space error. Nothing more.

Any help would be appreciated.


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