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From "Nitsan Wakart (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-10196) Documentation does not list Zing/Zulu as compatible JVMs
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:29:46 GMT


Nitsan Wakart commented on CASSANDRA-10196:

Didn't know that...
In any case not sure that a vendor (or someone working for one) should have free range on
your wiki to control the phrasing of this kind of comment. I figured someone internal to the
project would be best to describe this.

> Documentation does not list Zing/Zulu as compatible JVMs
> --------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-10196
>                 URL:
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Documentation & website
>            Reporter: Nitsan Wakart
>            Priority: Trivial
> On the page the following is mentioned
under pre-requisites:
> "Cassandra requires the most stable version of Java 7 or 8 you can deploy, preferably
the Oracle/Sun JVM. Cassandra also runs on OpenJDK and the IBM JVM. (It will NOT run on JRockit,
which is only compatible with Java 6.)"
> I work for Azul, the Zing and Zulu JVMs vendor, and was surprised not to find them mentioned
given the many clients we have who deploy Cassandra. It seems strange that an Open Source
project would state such preference to a commercial vendor.
> I would think that a more neutral statement would be suitable to the effect that: "Cassandra
requires a Java 7/8 compatible JVM and known to work with the following JVMs (A,B,C etc)."
> It also seems fair to mention the range of JVMs under which releases are officially tested/certified
(is there a release certification suite or something similar?).

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