Oracle Java is the #1 programming language and development platform. It reduces costs, shortens development timeframes, drives innovation, and improves application services. With millions of developers running more than 60 billion Java Virtual Machines worldwide, Java continues to be the development platform of choice for enterprises and developers.

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Java 22 is now available

The next Java release improves the performance, stability, and security of Java application development. Learn about all the new features and benefits.

Oracle GraalVM free on OCI

Build native executables that help applications start up fast, reduce memory usage, and save hosting costs.

Java Management Service

JMS Advance features help administrators gain additional insights into Java workloads. Analyze usage, vulnerabilities, and impact from Cryptographic Roadmap updates.

Java Developer Day at Oracle DevLive 2023

Watch the keynote at DevLive Level Up and learn about the Java 20 release enhancements for AppDev, modern language innovations, and support for Java developer frameworks.

Java analyst reports

Transforming Development for Next-Generation Software Supply Chains

Get executive insights on leading trends and challenges impacting development organizations today, along with technology choices such as Java, that can help address them efficiently based on a recent VDC Research study.

Java and the Art of Driving Digital Transformation

Get insights on how to leverage Java to support your modernization and transformation efforts. Learn how to get the most out of open source, cloud native, and support service capabilities in this Omdia technical brief.

Top IT security and compliance pain points in application development

Security remains the most important priority for IT executives, according to a recent report from 451 Research. Read the brief to find out the top security concerns for developers and how you can achieve your IT security and compliance goals with Java.

Aberdeen Knowledge Brief

Learn why leaders in application development use Java to more efficiently build world-class applications the highest quality and the strongest security.

Java products and technologies

The world’s most popular modern development platform

The world’s most popular modern development platform, Java SE is the programming language of choice for enterprise applications. Java SE reduces costs, shortens development time, drives innovation, and improves application services. Protect your Java investment with Oracle Java SE Universal Subscription, which now includes Oracle GraalVM and Java Management Service.


Java SE Subscription includes Oracle GraalVM—for free

Take advantage of the high-performance JDK with advanced optimizations that improve Java application performance and microservices deployment—on-premises and in the cloud. Together, the two technologies add value for cloud native deployments with native image and multilanguage support.

  • Advanced optimizing just-in-time compiler
  • Ahead-of-time compiler (compile Java native executables)
  • Seamless interoperability for polyglot applications
  • Built on enterprise-class Oracle Java SE
  • 24/7 Oracle Premiere Support (My Oracle Support)

The best cloud platform for developing and deploying Java

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) enhances the versatility, power, and stability of Java. As the steward and leading contributor to the Java platform, Oracle continues to drive the evolution of Java in response to the demands of enterprises and to provide unparalleled expertise to support developers.

  • Enhanced Java performance. Boost peak performance with high-performance JDK. Build and deploy native executables that start almost instantly and use fewer memory resources.
  • Simplified Java Management Service gives you insights into all your Java deployments, on OCI and on-premises.
  • Expert Java support from the stewards of Java to optimize Java apps whenever it makes sense.
  • Exclusive access to patches and updates, even beyond the end of public updates.
  • Benefits of Java SE on OCI at no additional cost.

The world’s leading platform for developing and running enterprise Java applications

Oracle WebLogic Server offers a robust, mature, and scalable implementation of Oracle Java Enterprise Edition (EE) and Jakarta EE to run enterprise Java applications in the cloud or on-premises.


Improves security for Internet of Things (IoT) edge devices

Java Card enables secure elements, such as smart cards and other tamper-resistant security chips, to host applications based on Java technology. Store and update multiple applications on a single, resource-constrained device.

  • Interoperable
  • Secure execution environment
  • Multiapplication, multitenant
  • Extensible and updatable

Oracle Java customer success

  • Situation

    “One of our largest customers was facing performance and memory issues after upgrading their system.

  • Issue

    There was huge pressure from the customer at all levels to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

  • Solution

    Once the Java Sustaining Engineering team got involved, collaborating with Oracle Support, they were able to pinpoint what was causing the issue and what changes to make in order to resolve the issue.

  • Outcome

    This solution was provided very quickly, and we received kudos from the end user’s executives as to the speed and efficacy of the solution. We greatly appreciate the efforts of the Java Sustaining Engineering Team and Oracle Customer Support.”

  • Takashi Hashizume, Senior Manager, AI Platform Division, NEC Corporation


Oracle Java reviews

MIKS Limited Computer Software Company

"Oracle Java SE Subscription's multilingual support team is very experienced and readily available to provide instant and parallel support helping our developers to build their projects more timely and easily with no hassles."

—Mohammad Iqbal Khan, Project Manager

Rothbadi & Co. IT Services

"Instead of wasting time and money, we have been able to reduce overall costs by managing our Java estate with Oracle Java SE Subscription. This gives us a huge cost saving opportunity that significantly reduces our IT OPEX bills."

—Fortune Nwaiwu, Business Analyst


"For our professional customers, where reliability is a top priority, the small fee of Oracle Jave SE subscription is much more valuable than the many free platforms available for the returned value. We use it for many deployments, mostly for high-value solutions, where every small detail matters."

—Balázs Kiss, Software Developer

Corte Suprema de Justicia

"The technical support Oracle provides is highly efficient and of very good quality. Their staff is trained and has the necessary experience to solve or guide in the resolution of problems raised."

—Moris Mendez, Ing. de Sistemas Informaticos

March 19, 2024

The Arrival of Java 22

Sharat Chander | Senior Director, Java Product Management and Developer Relations

Learn about the Java 22 release and ongoing Java innovations that address modern application development.

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Technical documentation and resources

Get the details on the current—and previous—releases of Java SE. Java SE helps you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today's applications require.

Customer community

An Analyst's View of Java SE for the Enterprise

Constellation Research's Holger Mueller has a candid conversation with Oracle VP of Global Marketing for Java and GraalVM, Manish Gupta about the history and future of Java on its 25th anniversary. Gupta also explains why Oracle Java SE Subscription offers even more important benefits for modern businesses today.

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