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OpenJDK

(OPEN Java Development Kit) The open source implementation of the Java Development Kit (see JDK). Introduced in 2006 by Sun, there were missing components because they were based on proprietary source code. In the following year, Red Hat launched "IcedTea," a project to make all software in OpenJDK compliant with the unrestricted GPL license (see GNU General Public License). In 2008, the entirely open source IcedTea6-based OpenJDK was made available with Red Hat's Fedora 9 distribution. See open source and Fedora.
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The OpenJDK Community is where a diverse set of contributors have collaborated for more than ten years on an open-source implementation of the Java SE platform.
This work is visible across Microsoft's cloud portfolio, including leveraging OpenJDK for Azure SDKs and Zulu support in Microsoft's 3rd party tooling for Java developers.
With this result, OpenJDK 7 demonstrates leadership in critical Java operations per second (JOPS), the new metric for measuring response time on the SPECjbb2013-Composite category of the benchmark.
We propose to use the HotSpot JVM and will concentrate on code generation, garbage collection, and runtimes," said Oracle's John Coomes, OpenJDK HotSpot Group Lead, and Gary Frost, of AMD.
He pointed to how in 2010 Oracle changed, without input, the governing bylaws for the OpenJDK project, which maintains an open-source version of the JDK.
Oracle continues to work closely with the OpenJDK Community to lay the groundwork for Java SE 9.
Technology companies IBM (NASDAQ: IBM) and Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) announced yesterday that they are to collaborate in the OpenJDK community to develop the open source Java environment.
Of course, because the language is open source, outside developers could just fork Java, leaving Oracle with the official version and concentrating their efforts on outside projects such as OpenJDK, the open-source implementation of the Java platform.
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