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How Red Hat ported OpenJDK to 64-bit Arm: A community history

Find out how Red Hat engineers and a community of open source enthusiasts created the standard OpenJDK implementation for AArch64.

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OpenJDK 8 and 11: Still in safe hands

Oracle has stopped providing free long-term JDK update binaries to commercial users; Andrew Haley explains Red Hat's role in filling the gap.

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Not all OpenJDK 12 builds include Shenandoah: Here's why

Not all OpenJDK versions include the Shenandoah garbage collector. We explain why that's the case and how you can find one that does.

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The future of Java and OpenJDK updates without Oracle support

This post describes the furture support for Java and OpenJDK updates, now that Oracle has announced that soon it will no longer supply free binaries for JDK releases or write patches for bugs.

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