Release Announcement: General Availability of JDK 11

Muneer Kolarkunnu abdul.kolarkunnu at
Wed Sep 26 10:03:23 UTC 2018

Hi All,

1) Release Announcement: General Availability of JDK 11 

JDK 11, the reference implementation of Java 11 and the first long-term support release produced under the six-month rapid-cadence release model [1][2], is now Generally Available. 
GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here: 

This release includes seventeen features: 

181: HYPERLINK ""Nest-Based Access Control
309: HYPERLINK ""Dynamic Class-File Constants
315: HYPERLINK ""Improve Aarch64 Intrinsics
318: HYPERLINK ""Epsilon: A No-Op Garbage Collector
320: HYPERLINK ""Remove the Java EE and CORBA Modules
321: HYPERLINK ""HTTP Client (Standard)
323: HYPERLINK ""Local-Variable Syntax for Lambda Parameters
324: HYPERLINK ""Key Agreement with Curve25519 and Curve448
327: HYPERLINK ""Unicode 10
328: HYPERLINK ""Flight Recorder
329: HYPERLINK ""ChaCha20 and Poly1305 Cryptographic Algorithms
330: HYPERLINK ""Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs
331: HYPERLINK ""Low-Overhead Heap Profiling
332: HYPERLINK ""Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3
333: HYPERLINK ""ZGC: A Scalable Low-Latency Garbage Collector (Experimental)
335: HYPERLINK ""Deprecate the Nashorn JavaScript Engine
336: HYPERLINK ""Deprecate the Pack200 Tools and API

2) Quality Outreach Report for September 2018 is available

HYPERLINK ""Quality Outreach report September 2018

Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 11 by downloading and testing the early-access builds.
In particular the following developers who logged 18 issues in the JDK Bug System.

Eclipse Jetty
Apache Lucene
Apache Tomcat
Apache Ant
Apache POI
Eclipse Collections
Byte Buddy

3) JDK 12 EA build 12, under both the GPL and Oracle EA licenses, are now available at .

Schedule , Status & Features

Release Notes:

Abdul Muneer
Quality Outreach
Oracle, Bangalore, India 
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