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Cloudera Impala Queries Continue Running After Cancellation


Published: 29 Jun 2016
Last Modified Date: 29 Aug 2016

Issue

When cancelling a query from Tableau Desktop, the query keeps running in the Hadoop Datababase. 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.3 and earlier versions
  • Cloudera Impala

Resolution

  1. Upgrade to Tableau Desktop version 10.0. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop.
  2. Upgrade to Impala ODBC Driver version 2.5.30 or later.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with the Impala ODBC driver which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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