Red Hat JBoss EAP 6.4 now supports Java 1.8 / JDK 8

A few weeks ago Red Hat release the Red Hat JBoss EAP 6.4.0 Beta1 as tech preview. Featuring many updates, with additional supported and updated database certifications and the EAP 6.4.0 Beta1 including targeted support of Java 8 / JDK 8.

Oracle JDK 8
Oracle Java Platform, Standard Edition 1.8 (JDK 8) has been added to the list of supported configurations.

OpenJDK 8
Support for OpenJDK 8 has been added, but at the moment support is limited to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Try it today!

Download JBoss EAP 6.4.0.Beta for Development with a Zero-Dollar Subscription:
http://www.jboss.org/products/eap/download/

Start evaluating Red Hat Enterprise Support and download JBoss EAP 6.4.0.Beta with an 90-days Evaluation-Subscription:
https://access.redhat.com/products/red-hat-jboss-enterprise-application-platform/evaluation

Release Notes:
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/JBoss_Enterprise_Application_Platform/6.4/html/6.4.0_Release_Notes/index.html

Feel free to contact us for any questions or enterprise support subscriptions.

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One thought on “Red Hat JBoss EAP 6.4 now supports Java 1.8 / JDK 8

  1. Hi there – I am having trouble with the following combination and like to bring to your attention. When I tried to start JBoss EAP 6.4 app server from within Eclipse LUNA using JDK 1.8.0_45, the JBoss app server seems to run into some infinite loop. But this problem goes away immediately if I just kick off the standalone.bat launch script. Not sure whether you have similar situations and would appreciate any pointers. Vielen dank!!

    –terChou

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