The Red Hat build of OpenJDK

The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is based on the upstream OpenJDK 8u and 11u projects. Red Hat maintains these projects upstream and adds additional future features into our builds that are available for download here.

Commercial support for Eclipse Temurin

Red Hat also provides support for Eclipse Temurin, a distribution of OpenJDK built by the Eclipse Adoptium project. Eclipse Temurin is available to download from the Adoptium website (

Windows 32-bit and 64-bit x86 are supported.
Linux x86_64 and aarch64 are supported.
Developer support for macOS x64 & aarch64.

​​​​​​​The Red Hat build of Cryostat

Cryostat is a container-native JVM application that provides a secure API for profiling and monitoring containers with JDK Flight Recorder (JFR).  It connects to the JVM targets to record and analyze data about threads, memory or heap consumption, garbage collection characteristics, and other performance metrics. Developers and DevOps can monitor, troubleshoot, and improve the performance of their applications by analyzing the data from Cryostat. The Red Hat build of Cryostat can be installed as an operator on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Product Policies and Support Programs

Life Cycle Policies

Red Hat offers support and maintenance over stated time periods for the major versions of OpenJDK. Long Term Supported versions until June 2023 and October 2024 for 8 and 11 respectively


Includes the Shenandoah ultra-low pause time Garbage Collector

Includes Java Web Start support (Windows only, for Linux, please use RHEL RPMs)

Several options for installation including: RPM, MSI installers and also a ZIP version

Updated at-least once a quarter for security and other bug fix enhancements

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