Following in the steps of the likes of Amazon, IBM, and Red Hat, Pivotal joins the party in offering OpenJDK support. The official Pivotal support of OpenJDK will be available via Pivotal Spring Runtime. Let’s take a look.
About a month ago, Red Hat announced that it will be taking over the leadership for OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11 calling out the need for continued support of the technology and community. But what does this mean for the developer community? We asked our readers and the results are in!
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we saw a big announcement coming over from Red Hat who is taking over the leadership from Oracle for OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11. Let’s have a look.
With SapMachine, SAP is supporting a friendly fork of the OpenJDK for developers looking to utilize cutting edge technology with their SAP applications. In this article, Volker Simonis explains SAP’s long history of supporting JVM development and goes over the features of SapMachine.
Amazon Corretto was announced in November 2018 but this free distribution of OpenJDK is *now* generally available. We started the conversation about OpenJDK providers last year but now that new players are springing up, it’s time to revisit some projects that we might have missed.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had big news for OpenJDK coming for the side of Amazon with the announcement of Corretto, the latest edition of ThoughtWorks’ Technology Radar was released and more!
The confusion over the rights to use Oracle JDK vs Oracle’s OpenJDK builds vs OpenJDK builds from other providers has been hovering over us for quite some time but now that the confusion has been untangled, it’s time to focus on the things that drive Java’s future; one such example is OpenJDK. We talked to Red Hat’s Rich Sharples about Java’s future and the company’s role in all this.
With Eclipse OpenJ9, developers can run applications on an enterprise-grade open source Java virtual machine. In this article, Dan Heidinga and Sue Chaplain go over all the features Eclipse OpenJ9 has to offer developers.
The Z Garbage Collector (ZGC) was designed with the aim to remove obstacles that have previously hindered Java developers from getting access to innovations and new features. Now that the project is open source, anyone can try it out on their workloads. Let’s allow Per Liden, ZGC Lead, to tell us what’s under the hood of this new project and what’s next for ZGC.
Alex Zhitnitsky looks at the creation of meaningful benchmarks with the Java Microbenchmarking Harness – a powerful component of the OpenJDK code tools project that has been used extensively during Java 9 development.
Oracle alternative Java solutions provider announces updates to flagship open source JVM and OpenJDK Zing and Zulu.
The Israeli startup find some supporting evidence for their binary service Bintray in new survey, but also bigger challenges along the road.
Microsoft continue to welcome outsiders into their cloud platform, but the OpenJDK arrival could be the biggest move yet.