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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony for Apache internal use?
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 06:01:35 GMT
Thanks folks for your prompt and valuable comments and info!

A good news IMHO is there is no allergy to moving this direction,
so we can now set stability and performance targets for ourselves
and return to you when we think we are ready

Thank you!

2007/10/17, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com>:
> On Oct 17, 2007 2:56 AM, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm a Harmony developer and wondering what's necessary for
> > Apache to use it's own Harmony for internal use rather than Sun's or
> > another Java.
> >
> > For example can we (in some future) host JIRA on top of Harmony?
> > What would be criteria for that (like Harmony is able to run it for XX
> > days or something else)?
> It's probably also useful to answer 'can Harmony handle X/req/sec'.
> To give you an idea, our main JIRA instance served 3.5 million
> requests in September[1].  We have some smaller JIRA instances that we
> could try Harmony on first.  You would need to coordinate with the
> JIRA folks on infrastructure-dev@ first (please subscribe to that
> list).  Jeff Turner from Atlassian is our main contact.
> My key criteria (assuming Jeff and our other JIRA admins are okay)
> would be that Harmony devs are available/on-call to debug/analyze perf
> problems and crashes.  We *are* using it in production, so...  =)
> FWIW, the box JIRA and Confluence are on is an Ubuntu Dapper box; but
> we may upgrade that to Gutsy Gibbon in the near-term.
> > Are there other areas where ASF currently
> > uses Sun's or another Java and we could use Harmony instead?
> JIRA and Confluence are the big ones now.  Though Gump and Continuum
> use it for builds - but not production services.  So, builds aren't as
> exciting.  =)  -- justin
> 1. http://people.apache.org/~henkp/analog/brutus/

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