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From Jake Luciani <jak...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: require Java7 for Cassandra 2.0
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:13:08 GMT
+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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