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What You Need to Know About Oracle Java Licensing for 2019

October 10, 2018

Update January 2023 – As of 24 January 2023, Oracle changed the way that it charges customers for using Oracle Java SE: they no longer sell it in the Processor and Named User Plus metrics. Instead, it is ONLY available under the Oracle Java SE Universal Subscription on the basis of Employees – i.e. all your employees plus those of your outsourcers providing support to your business. For more information, please review this page.

Java underpins a wide variety of enterprise software, particularly on the server side, and has historically been considered ‘free’ by businesses.

Recent changes to the way Oracle Java is licensed and supported will affect any organisation that currently relies on an up-to-date Oracle Java Virtual Machine in any production capacity. This, in turn, will affect how organisations choose to architect and deploy technologies based on the Java language, both packaged and bespoke solutions.

What You Need to Know About Oracle Java Licensing for 2019

If you have considered previously that Java was free to use and free to deploy, this webinar, hosted by the Independent Oracle Licensing experts at Version 1 aims to help you to understand how things are changing by addressing your most pressing concerns and answering your questions.


About Version 1 

Version 1 has many years of specialist expertise and experience managing Java installations for our customers. As an independent advisor, we recommend that all organisations using Java should carry out an urgent survey of their Java usage, cataloguing the version number in use, its purpose, and the infrastructure upon which it runs.