HiveServer2 Failed to Startup with NullPointerException

Recently I was dealing with an issue that HiveServer2 was not able to start up and keeps failing with NullPointerException error. See below full stacktrace: 2019-07-10 17:34:55,243 INFO org.apache.hive.service.server.HiveServer2: [main]: Exception caught when calling stop of HiveServer2 before retrying start java.lang.NullPointerException at org.apache.hive.service.server.HiveServer2.stop(HiveServer2.java:483) at org.apache.hive.service.server.HiveServer2.startHiveServer2(HiveServer2.java:571) … Caused by: org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.metadata.HiveException: org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.metadata.HiveException: …

Australian Citizenship

After studying, working and living in Melbourne, Australia for almost 20 years, today marks my first day as an Australian Citizen. I arrived in Melbourne on 15th of January, 2000, as a high school student, at the age of 17, 3 months before my 18th birthday. After 4 years of …