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From Sylvain Lebresne <>
Subject Re: State of Cassandra and Java 7
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:22:53 GMT
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 <> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Drew Kutcharian <> wrote:
> > With Java 6 begin EOL-ed soon (
>, 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
> --
> =Robert Coli
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