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.
The brains behind Artifactory have announced the full availability of their social home for binaries. Netflix, OpenJDK and Gradle are onboard – more to follow?
Oracle’s role in OpenJDK6 diminishes with Red Hat picking up the baton to provide bug support