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From aaron morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: require Java7 for Cassandra 2.0
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:01:21 GMT
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Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer
New Zealand

@aaronmorton
http://www.thelastpickle.com

On 7/02/2013, at 11:21 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:

> Java 6 EOL is this month.  Java 7 will be two years old when C* 2.0
> comes out (July).  Anecdotally, a bunch of people are running C* on
> Java7 with no issues, except for the Snappy-on-OS-X problem (which
> will be moot if LZ4 becomes our default, as looks likely).
> 
> Upgrading to Java7 lets us take advantage of new (two year old)
> features as well as simplifying interoperability with other
> dependencies, e.g., Jetty's BlockingArrayQueue requires java7.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> -- 
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder, http://www.datastax.com
> @spyced


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