Chapter 3. Distribution selection

Red Hat provides several distributions of Red Hat build of OpenJDK. This module helps you select the distribution that is right for your needs. All distributions of OpenJDK contain the JDK Flight Recorder (JFR) feature. This feature produces diagnostics and profiling data that can be consumed by other applications, such as JDK Mission Control (JMC).

Red Hat build of OpenJDK RPMs for RHEL 8
RPM distributions of Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8, Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11, and Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 for RHEL 8.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8 JRE portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8 JRE archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8 portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8 archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11 JRE portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11 JRE archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11 portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11 archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 JRE portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 JRE archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 portable archive for RHEL
Portable Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 archive distribution for RHEL 7 and 8 hosts.
Red Hat build of OpenJDK archive for Windows

Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8, Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11, and Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 distributions for all supported Windows hosts. Recommended for cases where multiple Red Hat build of OpenJDK versions may be installed on a host. This distribution includes the following:

  • Java Web Start
  • Mission Control
Red Hat build of OpenJDK installers for Windows
Red Hat build of OpenJDK 8, Red Hat build of OpenJDK 11, and Red Hat build of OpenJDK 17 MSI installers for all supported Windows hosts. Optionally installs Java Web Start and sets environment variables. Suitable for system wide installs of a single Red Hat build of OpenJDK version.

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Revised on 2023-08-15 12:04:08 UTC