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Java SDK lifecycle dates

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Service lifecycle dates for current releases of IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition.

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Use these dates to help you plan migration from older releases.

SDK/JRE level Platform Product ID GA1 EOS2
11 onwards z/OS IBM Semeru Runtime Certified Edition for z/OS IBM Support product lifecycle page
11 onwards All other supported platforms Not applicable IBM Semeru Runtimes life cycle
8 z/OS 31-bit 5655-DGG Mar 2015 Sep 2026
8 z/OS 64-bit 5655-DGH Mar 2015 Sep 2026
8 All other supported platforms Not applicable Feb 2015 Apr 2025
7 z/OS 31-bit 5655-W43 Oct 2011 Apr 2022
7 z/OS 64-bit 5655-W44 Oct 2011 Apr 2022
7 All other supported platforms Not applicable Sep 2011 Sep 2022

1. The General Availability (GA) date listed is the latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media.

2. The EOS (End of Service) date is the date when IBM will stop making fixes generally available.

If you are using an IBM SDK or JRE that is incorporated into an IBM or Vendor product, EOS dates might differ from those in the table:

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Modified date:
17 January 2024