user1521672 user1521672 - 1 year ago 333
Scala Question

Exception while accessing KafkaOffset from RDD

I have a Spark consumer which streams from Kafka.
I am trying to manage offsets for exactly-once semantics.

However, while accessing the offset it throws the following exception:

"java.lang.ClassCastException: org.apache.spark.rdd.MapPartitionsRDD
cannot be cast to org.apache.spark.streaming.kafka.HasOffsetRanges"

The part of the code that does this is as below :

var offsetRanges = Array[OffsetRange]()
.transform {
rdd =>
offsetRanges = rdd.asInstanceOf[HasOffsetRanges].offsetRanges
.foreachRDD(rdd => { })

Here dataStream is a direct stream(DStream[String]) created using KafkaUtils API something like :

KafkaUtils.createDirectStream[String, String, StringDecoder, StringDecoder](ssc, kafkaParams, Set(source_schema+"_"+t)).map(_._2)

If somebody can help me understand what I am doing wrong here.
transform is the first method in the chain of methods performed on datastream as mentioned in the official documentation as well


Answer Source

Your problem is:


Which creates a MapPartitionedDStream instead of the DirectKafkaInputDStream created by KafkaUtils.createKafkaStream.

You need to map after transform:

val kafkaStream = KafkaUtils.createDirectStream[String, String, StringDecoder, StringDecoder](ssc, kafkaParams, Set(source_schema+""+t))

  .transform { 
    rdd => 
      offsetRanges = rdd.asInstanceOf[HasOffsetRanges].offsetRanges
  .foreachRDD(rdd => // stuff)
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