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From Mark Struberg <>
Subject Re: TomEE Stable and OpenJDK
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 11:11:24 GMT
I'm running it in production with OpenJDK.

Actually whenever you have some RHEL server then you will run on OpenJDK.
So those days everything which is in the Linux server area will almost certainly run perfectly
fine on OpenJDK.


> Am 06.05.2018 um 12:10 schrieb Fredrik Jonson <>:
> Mark Struberg wrote:
>> I think what the download page fails to communicate is which EE level
>> it addresses. 
>> TomEE-1.7.x adresses the JavaEE 6 specifications, with minimum requirement
>> Java7 (up to Java8)
>> TomEE-7.0.x adresses JavaEE 7, with minimum Java7, soon up to Java11
>> (7.0.5 in preparation right now)
>> TomEE-7.1.x (wip) will address JavaEE7 + MicroProfile 1.3 with minimum Java8
>> TomEE-8.0.x (wip) will address JavaEE8 + MicroProfile 1.0 with minimum Java8
> Thanks for that clarification. It may seem obvious to people in the know, but
> it is interesting to see a statement on the upper bound of supported JDK/JRE
> version, as well as the lower bound. In addition to the supported Java EE
> version range, for the major Tomee versions.
> Now, just to be explicit here: Apart from EE certification, does the Tomee
> community consider OpenJDK on equal footing to OracleJDK when it comes to Tomee
> deployment? Is there any important reason not to recommend OpenJDK over, or at
> least on par with, OracleJDK?
> I'm asking because I still encounter a bit of hesitation towards migrating from
> OracleJDK to OpenJDK. It would be helpful if open source projects such as Tomee
> made a clear stance on OpenJDK.
> BTW, I also run Tomee 7.x on OpenJDK 8, and have not found any issues compared
> to OracleJDK. So, now we know there are more than one application deployed on
> Tomee and OpenJDK. :)
> -- 
> Fredrik Jonson

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