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From Maxim Khutornenko <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: When (if ever) should we require JDK 8?
Date Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:16:43 GMT
I am big +1 on the migration but I am afraid jumping into it too soon
may lock out everyone from upgrading their Aurora cluster until they
have 1.8 infra support.

The 0.9.0 sounds about right unless there is a pushback from our customers.

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Kevin Sweeney <kevints@apache.org> wrote:
> How about 0.9, with a deprecation warning at 0.8
>
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:02 PM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Kevin - do you care to propose a concrete release number?
>>
>> -=Bill
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Kevin Sweeney <kevints@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Adopting Java8 syntax would get us significant gains in productivity and
>> > code readability.
>> >
>> > Using JRE8 in production should get us some significant performance
>> gains,
>> > though how significant would require performance benchmarks.
>> >
>> > IMO our target platform is 3-5 servers per Mesos cluster and we shouldn't
>> > consider it an operational burden to install the currently-supported
>> > version of the JRE.
>> >
>> > So I'm +1 to adopting JDK8, and soon.
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hi folks,
>> > >
>> > > JDK 8 was officially released in March 2014, and brought a bunch of new
>> > > features to the runtime and compiler.  A side-effect of using java 8
>> > > language features is that it requires a >= 1.8 runtime,  This means
>> users
>> > > currently running the scheduler with java 1.7 would need to upgrade
>> their
>> > > JRE.  We have a ticket [1] to track adopting JDK 8 on our end.
>> > >
>> > > Does anyone have an opinion on which release we should aim to include
>> > this
>> > > change in, if at all?
>> > >
>> > > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AURORA-274
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > -=Bill
>> > >
>> >
>>

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