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From Ajith Kannan <kann...@mail.montclair.edu>
Subject Re: Proposal: require Java7 for Cassandra 2.0
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:58:22 GMT
+1

On 2/6/2013 9:13 PM, Jake Luciani wrote:
> +1
>
> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Gary Dusbabek<gdusbabek@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> +1
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 4:21 PM, 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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