Java runtimes and frameworks

Build applications using modern application architectures with Red Hat’s Java runtimes and frameworks.

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Java is a powerful, general-purpose language widely used in microservices, event-driven systems, APIs, and other popular application design patterns. Red Hat is a leader in the Java community with contributions to Java projects like OpenJDK, Jakarta Enterprise Edition (JakartaEE), Microprofile, GraalVM and many more.

Red Hat's Java community contributions

Red Hat offers a variety of Java runtimes and frameworks that enable developers to build applications for any purpose, with supporting technologies to run them at any scale and in any environment.

Application runtimes and frameworks

Application runtimes and frameworks give you the flexibility to build your application with the right runtime, framework, language, and architectural style, on Linux and in containers.

Red Hat build of OpenJDK

The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

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Red Hat support of Spring Boot

Spring Boot gives you the runtimes you need to make Spring-based applications. 

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Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

Application platform for hosting apps with modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management, automation, and world class developer productivity. 

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Red Hat build of Quarkus

Develop and deploy Java on Kubernetes with minimal memory footprint, fast boot times, and rapid scaling.

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Eclipse Temurin

High-quality, TCK-certified runtimes and associated technology for use across the Java ecosystem.

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Red Hat JBoss Web Server

A web server that combines market-leading open source technologies with enterprise capabilities to provide a single solution for large-scale websites and lightweight Java web applications. 

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Better together

Use Red Hat Runtimes to build traditional, containerized, and cloud applications for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), OpenShift, and the network edge.

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Java on RHEL

Develop secure applications on the most popular enterprise-grade platform, complete with enterprise support.


Java on OpenShift

Build and deploy Java applications more easily on the hybrid cloud with Red Hat OpenShift.


Java in containers

Create reusable, lightweight Java applications that can run on any environment using containers.


Java on the edge

Optimize your Java applications to run on infrastructure closer to source and reduce latency.

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