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SaraCorralLou
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Resolved! Error: The spark driver has stopped unexpectedly and is restarting. Your notebook will be automatically reattached.

What is the problem?I am getting this error every time I run a python notebook on my Repo in Databricks.BackgroundThe notebook where I am getting the error is a notebook that creates a dataframe and the last step is to write the dataframe to a Delta ...

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Anonymous
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Hi @Sara Corral​ Thank you for posting your question in our community! We are happy to assist you.To help us provide you with the most accurate information, could you please take a moment to review the responses and select the one that best answers y...

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Nis
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Best sequence of using Vacuum, optimize, fsck repair and refresh commands.

I have a delta table whose size will increases gradually now we have around 1.5 crores of rows while running vacuum command on that table i am getting the below error.ERROR: Job aborted due to stage failure: Task 7 in stage 491.0 failed 4 times, most...

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jose_gonzalez
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Do you have access to the Executor 7 logs? is there a high GC or some other events that is making the heartbeat timeout? would you be able to check the failed stages?

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yunna_wei
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In any Spark application, Spark driver plays a critical role and performs the following functions: 1. Initiating a Spark Session 2. Communicating with...

In any Spark application, Spark driver plays a critical role and performs the following functions:1. Initiating a Spark Session2. Communicating with the cluster manager to request resources (CPU, memory, etc) from the cluster manager for Spark's exec...

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JKR
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The spark driver has stopped unexpectedly and is restarting. Your notebook will be automatically reattached.

Getting below error Context: Using Databricks shared interactive cluster for scheduled run multiple parallel jobs at the same time after every 5 mins. When I check Ganglia, driver node's memory reaches almost max and then restart of driver happens an...

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jose_gonzalez
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please check the driver's logs, for example the log4j and the GC logs

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uzairm
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Resolved! Concurrent Jobs - The spark driver has stopped unexpectedly!

Hi, I am running concurrent notebooks in concurrent workflow jobs in job compute cluster c5a.8xlarge with 5-7 worker nodes. Each job has 100 concurrent child notebooks and there are 10 job instances. 8/10 jobs gives the error the spark driver has sto...

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Hi @uzair mustafa​ Hope everything is going great.Just wanted to check in if you were able to resolve your issue. If yes, would you be happy to mark an answer as best so that other members can find the solution more quickly? If not, please tell us so...

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Data_Engineer3
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How can i use the same spark session from onenotebook to another notebook in databricks

I want to use the same spark session which created in one notebook and need to be used in another notebook in across same environment, Example, if some of the (variable)object got initialized in the first notebook, i need to use the same object in t...

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Manoj12421
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You can use %run and then use the location of the notebook - %run "/folder/notebookname"

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oleole
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Resolved! How to delay a new job run after job

I have a daily job run that occasionally fails with the error: The spark driver has stopped unexpectedly and is restarting. Your notebook will be automatically reattached. After I get the notification that this job failed on schedule, I manually run ...

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oleole
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According to this documentation, you can specify the wait time between the "start" of the first run and the retry start time.

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uzairm
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My whole code is running on driver node, I want my code to run on worker nodes so that the memory of driver node is not exhausted. Please tell me improvement is my codes. My spark crashes frequently when the pulled data from s3 is huge.

I am running process which has 4 steps.Querying s3 file paths from dynamo DB based on certain parameters given by user. (function to do so provided by client, just have to import). Returns a list of filesCheck if those file paths have already been qu...

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Vartika
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Hi @uzair mustafa​ Thank you for posting your question in our community! We are happy to assist you.Does @Suteja Kanuri​'s answer help? If it does, would you be happy to mark it as best?This will help other community members who may have similar ques...

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jayallenmn
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Analyzing 23 GB JSON file

Hey all, We're trying to analyze the data in a 23 GB JSON file. We're using the basic starter cluster - one node, 2 cpu x 8GB.We can read the JSON file into a spark dataframe and print out the schema but if we try and do any operations that won't c...

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Prabakar
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Hi @Jay Allen​ you can refer to the cluster sizing doc.

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chandan_a_v
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Resolved! Spark Driver Out of Memory Issue

Hi, I am executing a simple job in Databricks for which I am getting below error. I increased the Driver size still I faced same issue. Spark config :from pyspark.sql import SparkSessionspark_session = SparkSession.builder.appName("Demand Forecasting...

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Kaniz
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Hi @Chandan Angadi​, Just a friendly follow-up. Do you still need help, or @Hubert Dudek (Customer)​ and @Werner Stinckens​'s responses help you to find the solution? Please let us know.

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NOOR_BASHASHAIK
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Resolved! Databricks PAT (personal access token) with access to databases selectively

Hi all,I am establishing a connection to databricks from Collibra through Spark driver. Collibra expects these details for the connection (for token based):personal access token (pat)server/workspace namehttpPathUpon successful connection, Collibra d...

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Atanu
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PAT token is integrated with the workspace, So it will get access of all hive. Is there anyway you can filter out with Collibra?

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User16869510359
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Find the DriverDaemon%sh jpsTake the heap dump%sh jmap -dump:live,format=b,file=pbs_worker_DriverDaemon.hprof 2413Copy out to download%sh cp pbs_worker_DriverDaemon.hprof /dbfs/FileStore/pbs_worker_04-30-2021T15-50-00.hprof

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User16869510359
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Resolved! Is Spark Driver a synonym for Spark Master daemon

If I understand correctly, Spark driver is a master process. Is it the same as the Spark Master. I get confused with the Spark master and Spark driver.

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User16869510359
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This is a common misconception. Spark Master and Spark driver are two independent and isolated JVM's running on the same instance. Spark Master's responsibilities are to ensure the Spark worker's daemons are up and running and monitor the health. Als...

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User16869510359
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Resolved! Why do I always see "Executor heartbeat timed out" messages in the Spark Driver logs

Often, I see "Executor heartbeat timed out" messages in the Spark driver logs. Sometimes job fails with this error. Will increasing "spark.executor.heartbeatInterval" help to mitigate the issue ?

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This is a common misconception that increasing "spark.executor.heartbeatInterval" will help to mitigate or resolve the heartbeat issues. In fact, increasing the spark.executor.heartbeatInterval will increase the chance of the error and worse the situ...

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