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.

OpenJDK is available to download from the Red Hat Customer Portal.

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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