Any reason you've installed Java 8 early access?
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Java 6 …
For some apps or services, Java Sound does not work. Tests include:
EVO, The World Wide Collaboration Network recommends Java 7 Update 7 or greater to some users of OS X:
Java 7 …
For at least one app, a bug involving file name normalisation may cause loss of data.
https://twitter.com/grahamperrin/status/264818543802064896 (2012-11-03) seeks further advice from Wuala. Depending on the response it may be possible to identify other apps that are at risk.
I have not installed Java 8, but I am in the process of telling my team that we may want to adopt the new java.time packages. My understanding is that can be done independently of adopting everything.