Spark Trouble Shooting - Driver NullPointerException

Updated: 2018-12-11

ERROR

NullPointerException in thread Driver. Example error stack trace:

Exception in thread "Driver" java.lang.NullPointerException
 at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
 at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57)
 at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
 at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
 at org.apache.spark.deploy.yarn.ApplicationMaster$$anon$2.run(ApplicationMaster.scala:627)

Solution

Your code should be in an object, not class!