Release Announcement: General Availability of JDK 10

Muneer Kolarkunnu abdul.kolarkunnu at
Wed Mar 21 11:17:51 UTC 2018

Hi All, 

A number of items to share with you today :

1) JDK 10 General Availability 

JDK 10, the first release produced under the six-month rapid-cadence release model [1][2], is now Generally Available. 
We've identified no P1 bugs since we promoted build 46 almost two weeks ago, so that is the official GA release, ready for production use. 
GPL'd binaries from Oracle are available here:

This release includes twelve features: 

286: HYPERLINK ""Local-Variable Type Inference
296: HYPERLINK ""Consolidate the JDK Forest into a Single Repository
304: HYPERLINK ""Garbage-Collector Interface
307: HYPERLINK ""Parallel Full GC for G1
310: HYPERLINK ""Application Class-Data Sharing
312: HYPERLINK ""Thread-Local Handshakes
313: HYPERLINK ""Remove the Native-Header Generation Tool (javah)
314: HYPERLINK ""Additional Unicode Language-Tag Extensions
316: HYPERLINK ""Heap Allocation on Alternative Memory Devices
317: HYPERLINK ""Experimental Java-Based JIT Compiler
319: HYPERLINK ""Root Certificates
322: HYPERLINK ""Time-Based Release Versioning

2) JDK 11 EA build 5, under both the GPL and Oracle EA licenses, are now available at .

Schedule, status & features

Release Notes:

Summary of changes

3) The Z Garbage Collector Project, early access builds available : 

The first EA binary from from The Z Garbage Collector Project, also known as ZGC, is now available. ZGC is a scalable low latency garbage collector. For information on how to enable and use ZGC, please see the project wiki.

Project page: 

4) Quality Outreach Report for March 2018 is available

5) Java Client Roadmap Update

We posted a blog [3] and related white paper [4] detailing our plans for the Java Client.


[3] Blog:
[4] Whitepaper:

Abdul Muneer
Quality Engineer
Oracle, Bangalore, India 

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