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From "T Jake Luciani (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-10196) Documentation does not list Zing/Zulu as compatible JVMs
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:33:46 GMT

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T Jake Luciani commented on CASSANDRA-10196:
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I'm happy if you make it more generic.   

We have found openjdk has more issues in general and Oracle is the only free option, Azul
is not (unless you run on windows correct?)

> Documentation does not list Zing/Zulu as compatible JVMs
> --------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-10196
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-10196
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Documentation & website
>            Reporter: Nitsan Wakart
>            Priority: Trivial
>
> On the http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GettingStarted 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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