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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).

Lifecycle and Support Policy  
Benefits & Features


OpenJDK is now supported on Windows and RHEL helping you standardize on a single java platform across desktop, datacenter and hybrid cloud.

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Frequent Releases

Red Hat delivers quarterly JRE and JDK updates per year for the OpenJDK 8 and 11 distributions via rpm and zip files.

Long Term Support

Red Hat supports the recently released OpenJDK 11 as well as OpenJDK 7 and 8.

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OracleJDK Alternative

OracleJDK and OpenJDK are functionally very similar but have major differences when it comes to support. Red Hat’s build of OpenJDK is a great alternative.

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Red Hat Support and Professional Services


Known for enterprise-grade support subscriptions, Red Hat offers development support too.


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Training & Certifications

Building enterprise apps requires more than self-paced learning. Get formal training, be certified.


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Providing strategic and technical expertise to help you address big (or not so big) challenges.


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App Certification

ISVs - differentiate your docker-based apps as trusted solutions with Red Hat Certification.


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