Payara and Zulu: The Perfect Open Source Java Combination
Published on 05 Feb 2018
by Simon Ritter
Topics: Java EE | 2 Comments
Thanks to Sun Microsystems, Java has an open source history dating back over ten years.
In 2006, the OpenJDK project was announced. It took a while to remove some lingering proprietary components but, with build 53 of OpenJDK 7, we finally had a fully open source version of the JDK. This also became the source code for the reference implementation of the Java SE standard as of Java SE 7.