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2678713 - Advanced profiling task fails with java.lang.CharSequence.length error - Information Steward


  • Profiling task on a single DB2 AS400 table doing both simple and median & distribution profiling fails consistently
  • Simple profiling runs successfully
  • Simple and median & distribution profiling fails
  • Table contains a large amount of columns like 80
  • Debug package monitor log is empty and error log contains:

Cannot write onto Disk for the file <D:/ProgramData/SAP BusinessObjects/DataServices/log/pCache/PPF_file_592_181_105_1461_1_0_592>. OS Error: <No space left on device>

  • Task log contains:

java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method java.lang.CharSequence.length() of a null object loaded from field java.util.regex.Matcher.text of an object loaded from local variable 'this'



SAP Information Steward 4.x


SAP Information Steward 4.0 ; SAP Information Steward 4.1 ; SAP Information Steward 4.2


DB2, AS400, simple, median & distribution, profile, charSequence, charSequence.length, java.lang.CharSequence.length() , KBA , EIM-IS-DI , Information Steward - Data Insight , Problem

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