Zulu® is a commercialized version of OpenJDK™ and compatible and compliant with the Java SE specification. The 100% open source Zulu JDK is simple to install and requires no coding changes to your Java application.

System requirements

Zulu supported platforms

  • Linux (glibc 2.5 minimum level)
    • RHEL 7.0 or later, 6.0 or later
    • CentOS 7.0 or later, 6.0 or later
    • Oracle Linux 7.0 or later, 6.0 or later
    • SLES 12 (SP2 and SP1), SLES 11 (SP4 and SP3)
    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 12.04 LTS
    • Debian 9.0 (Stretch), 8.0 (Jessie) and 7.0 (Wheezy) 
    • Amazon Linux
    • Container Linux by CoreOS 4.7 or later
    • Alpine Linux 3.5 or later
    • Automotive Grade Linux Chinook 3.0.2 or later
  • Windows Server: Nano Server, 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, and 2008 R2 (minimum level)
  • Windows Client (64-bit OS): 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 (minimum level)
  • macOS v10.12 Sierra, v10.11 El Capitan, v10.10 Yosemite, v10.9 Mavericks (minimum level)

Deployment architectures

  • Bare OS: server, desktop, and laptop (server-class systems recommended)
  • Virtualized Environments: Docker, VMware, Hyper-V, KVM
  • Cloud: Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS (EC2 and S3), Google Cloud

JDK versions

  • Java SE 9 – for Linux, Windows and Mac Installations
  • Java SE 8 – for Linux, Windows and Mac Installations
  • Java SE 7 – for Linux, Windows and Mac Installations
  • Java SE 6 – for Linux and Windows installations

Hardware

  • Intel and AMD x86-64 and x86-32
  • Arm v6k, v6t2, v7 and 32-bit v8
  • Arm 64-bit v8-A
  • PowerPC 32-bit and 64-bit (e500, e5500, e6500)

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