Actually we managed to resolve the problem so just in case someone else
stumbles upon this thread I will describe how we resolved it.
In our case we were depending on a jar in our Spark project (Google Adwords
ads-lib) which in turn depended on guava-20.0 and
When we launched our Spark job we were getting the "NoSuchMethodError"
reported above for MapConfiguration in commons-configuration.
We tried to package the commons-configuration lib in our fat jar but this
did not work.
After some investigation we found that Spark includes a bunch of libs in
its build in addition to the provided Spark libs.
It contained older versions of both commons-configuration and guava, of
which the older version of commons-configuration did not contain the
function which was being used by ads-lib (actually I think it was a
constructor with a different signature).
This was in my local Spark installation on my dev machine...
ls -alrh /usr/local/Cellar/apache-
spark/2.2.0/libexec/jars | grep -E 'commons-configuration|\sguava'
-rw-r--r-- 1 pmcgeever admin 2.1M Jul 1 00:09 guava-14.0.1.jar
-rw-r--r-- 1 pmcgeever admin 292K Jul 1 00:09
So we found that no matter what we did this older version of
commons-configuration provided by Spark was being used.
After we resolved this problem we had the same issue with a method not
being found in Guava because the older version provided by Spark was being
We provide the jars for commons-configuration-1.10 and guava-20.0 to
spark-submit and instruct it to load them instead of the versions it has in
spark-submit --deploy-mode cluster \
--jars ./lib/guava-20.0.jar,./lib/commons-configuration-1.10.jar \
I hope this helps someone.
On Friday, 28 July 2017 04:06:34 UTC+1, Peter Oliquino wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
> This appears to be a very old thread. This said, and also for better
> tracking, could you create a new one? We'll continue our discussion on the
> issue you are encountering from there.
> Best regards,
> AdWords API Team
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