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Category: Amazon Corretto

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Amazon joins the Java Community Process (JCP)

Amazon runs thousands of Java production services; both we and our customers depend heavily on  various distributions of the JDK (Java Development Kit). In 2016 we started building Amazon Corretto, our OpenJDK binary distribution, and started using it to run AWS and other Amazon services. In 2018, we open sourced Corretto and made it available […]

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AWS service that terminates TLS at the host level: graph showing dramatically reduced CPU utilization after deploying ACCP.

Amazon Introduces Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP)

In October, 2018, we introduced Amazon Corretto, an open source, no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). At launch, we were focused on creating a high-quality, long-term supported distribution, with a few performance improvements. Today, we are pleased to release a major performance improvement feature: the Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP). […]

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Using GraalVM to Build Minimal Docker Images for Java Applications

Optimizing the size of Docker images has several benefits. One of these is faster deployment times, which is very important if your application needs to scale out quickly to respond to an unexpected traffic burst. In this post, I’ll show you an interesting approach for optimizing Docker images for Java applications, which also helps to […]

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Amazon Corretto 8 Now Generally Available

  Amazon Corretto 8, a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of OpenJDK, is now Generally Available (Corretto 8 had been in preview since we announced it in November, 2018). Amazon runs Corretto internally on thousands of production services. We at Amazon are committed to keeping Java free. Since preview, we’ve listened to our customers and have […]

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Introducing Amazon Corretto

Introducing Amazon Corretto, a No-Cost Distribution of OpenJDK with Long-Term Support

Update! Amazon Corretto became Generally Available on January 31st, 2019. Java is one of the most popular languages in use by AWS customers, and we are committed to supporting Java and keeping it free. Many of our customers have become concerned that they would have to pay for a long-term supported version of Java to […]

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