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From Drew Kutcharian <d...@venarc.com>
Subject Re: State of Cassandra and Java 7
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:43:16 GMT
In addition, the DataStax official documentation states: "Versions earlier than 1.6.0_19 should
not be used. Java 7 is not recommended."

http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.1/install/install_rpm



On Dec 14, 2012, at 9:42 AM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic@gmail.com> wrote:

> Does Datastax (or any other company) support Cassandra under Java 7?
> Or will they tell you to downgrade when you have some problem, because
> they don't support C* running on 7?
> 
> At least that would be one way of defining "officially supported".
> 
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:22 AM, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com> wrote:
>> What kind of official statement do you want? As far as I can be considered
>> an official voice of the project, my statement is: "various people run in
>> production with Java 7 and it seems to work".
>> 
>> Or to answer the initial question, the only issue related to Java 7 that I
>> know of is CASSANDRA-4958, but that's osx specific (I wouldn't advise using
>> osx in production anyway) and it's not directly related to Cassandra anyway
>> so you can easily use the beta version of snappy-java as a workaround if you
>> want to. So that non blocking issue aside, and as far as we know, Cassandra
>> supports Java 7. Is it rock-solid in production? Well, only repeated use in
>> production can tell, and that's not really in the hand of the project. We do
>> obviously encourage people to try Java 7 as much as possible and report any
>> problem they may run into, but I would have though this goes without saying.
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 4:05 AM, Rob Coli <rcoli@palominodb.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Drew Kutcharian <drew@venarc.com> wrote:
>>>> With Java 6 begin EOL-ed soon
>>>> (https://blogs.oracle.com/java/entry/end_of_public_updates_for), what's the
>>>> status of Cassandra's Java 7 support? Anyone using it in production? Any
>>>> outstanding *known* issues?
>>> 
>>> I'd love to see an official statement from the project, due to the
>>> sort of EOL issues you're referring to. Unfortunately previous
>>> requests on this list for such a statement have gone unanswered.
>>> 
>>> The non-official response is that various people run in production
>>> with Java 7 and it seems to work. :)
>>> 
>>> =Rob
>>> 
>>> --
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>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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