Software & Technology
Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform. With Azure, you can build, deploy and manage applications across Microsoft-managed datacenters worldwide. Use any language, tool or framework to build your applications and integrate them with your existing IT environment.
On September 25, 2018, Azul and Microsoft announced a new initiative designed to ensure that Java developers and Java-based businesses using Microsoft Azure have access to fully-supported, certified, open source builds of OpenJDK with timely security updates and bug fixes – without incurring additional licensing or support costs.
Current distributions of Zulu for Azure and Azure Stack users include the following:
- Zulu packages for Azure via Apt repository: http://repos.azul.com/azure-only/zulu/apt/
- Zulu packages for Azure via Yum repository: http://repos.azul.com/azure-only/zulu/yum/
- Downloadable bundles for Azure are available on the Azul Azure Partner website at https://www.azul.com/downloads/azure-only/zulu/
- Zulu Docker images are available via the Microsoft Container Registry, located at http://mcr.microsoft.com/
- Zulu Dockerfiles are available from the Microsoft GitHub repository athttp://github.com/microsoft/java/
- Machine images incorporating Zulu are also available for Ubuntu and Windows on the Azure Marketplace athttps://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps?search=zulu
Check out the Azure blog post here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-and-azul-systems-bring-free-java-lts-support-to-azure/