ERR_SQL_IMPALA_MEMORYLIMIT: Impala memory limit exceeded

Description

While executing a query, Impala encountered a memory limit exceeded situation.

This error can happen each time DSS interacts with Impala:

  • When running an Impala code recipe
  • When running a visual recipe with Impala engine
  • When computing status of a HDFS dataset
  • When computing charts on a HDFS dataset (including charts on a dashboard)

Remediation

This error is internal to Impala. Your administrator needs to change the configuration of the Hadoop cluster to increase the memory allocation to Impala.