What does IBM Support for Runtimes do?

IBM® Support for Runtimes is an offering that provides service and support for Java, Swift and Node.js customers. The support offered through IBM Support for Runtimes is for open source runtimes and frameworks. It is available in two levels: IBM Foundation Support for Runtimes or IBM Advanced Support for Runtime Frameworks, available on premises and on the private or public cloud.

Java support

The OpenJDK with Eclipse OpenJ9 (Java) runtime will be supported when run via binaries acquired from the official adoptopenjdk.net community download page.

Swift support

The Swift compiler and runtime will be supported when run via binaries acquired from the Swift download page. SwiftMetrics, Kitura framework and Kitura Homebrew are supported.

Node.js support

The Node.js runtime will be supported when run via binaries acquired from either the official nodejs.org community download page or from the IBM developerWorks® download page.

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Which option is right for you?

  • IBM Foundation Support for Runtimes


    Provides coverage for open source projects on Linux.

  • Advanced for Runtime Frameworks


    Includes all the features of Foundation, and also helps you create, deploy, monitor and scale production-grade web applications and mobile back ends.