Oracle Java SE Subscription

Oracle Java SE Subscription

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Oracle Java SE Subscription

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What is Oracle Java SE Subscription?

Oracle Java SE Subscription combines license and support into a subscription to enable users to manage Java SE installations, updates and upgrades across the enterprise. The former Java SE Advanced, Java SE Advanced Desktop, and Java SE Suite products have...
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Oracle Java SE Desktop Subscription

$2.50

On Premise
per named user per month

Oracle Java SE Subscription

$25

On Premise
per core per month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services
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Product Details

What is Oracle Java SE Subscription?

Oracle states that Java is the most widely used software development language and platform, and that the world’s largest enterprises rely on this robust, trusted technology to run mission critical applications with unparalleled stability at scale. They further state that through Oracle’s stewardship and ecosystem collaboration, Java will continue to drive modern application architectures and innovation trends. Backed by Oracle, Java offers a trusted platform for the world’s largest enterprises.

Oracle Java SE Subscription offers enterprise-grade support for developers and enterprise customers alike, from the team that powers innovation in the JDK, delivering the vast majority of the contributions. It provides license and support for desktops and servers, to enable customers to manage Java SE installations, updates and upgrades across their enterprise. Oracle Java SE Subscription customers receive all-hours access to My Oracle Support, enterprise monitoring, management, and deployment features, early access to updates and bug fixes, and more.

The former Java SE Advanced, Java SE Advanced Desktop, and Java SE Suite products have transitioned to Java SE Subscription. For more information visit http://oracle.com/java

Oracle Java SE Subscription Features

  • Supported: Flexibility on when and what to upgrade
  • Supported: Support from the stewards of Java
  • Supported: Advance management capabilities

Oracle Java SE Subscription Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal support: North America, EMEA, LAD, JAPAC
Supported LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean

Frequently Asked Questions

Oracle Java SE Subscription combines license and support into a subscription to enable users to manage Java SE installations, updates and upgrades across the enterprise. The former Java SE Advanced, Java SE Advanced Desktop, and Java SE Suite products have transitioned to a Java SE Subscriptions. Beyond the unlicensed version, purchasers of Oracle Java SE Subscription receive all-hours access to My Oracle Support, enterprise monitoring, management, and deployment features, and early access to updates and bug fixes.

Reviewers rate Support Rating and Oracle University Experience highest, with a score of 9.2.

The most common users of Oracle Java SE Subscription are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription basically concatenates the license and support into a monthly subscription service that now includes Oracle GraalVM and Java Management Service that making the monitoring and deployment quite manageable. It is quite easy to use and is suitable for organizations that require high stability to design and program web applications at a very low monthly subscription cost.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription is well suited for medium-sized and large-sized organizations since it provides a monthly subscription service along with customization capabilities that are great. This service has helped our Java developers to perform more effectively that has increased the overall revenue as well. The performance has also improved. The documentation is also great.
Hogan Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The platform offers cloud services that can be easily deployed to monitor java products. After programming [the] subscription to cloud hosting services is easy for [the] provision of data storage services and [a] secure environment. Oracle Java SE Subscription provides updates to our platforms at a reduced price saving us a lot of costs. The Oracle customer support team is always ready to give any guidelines 24/7 when reached for help.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The Oracle Java SE Subscription is a useful service that can support larger organizations that need to implement quick feature development and need to do so with maximum support with minimal fuss. Performance can vary due to the nature of Javas JVM having to boot upon every start and there can be some compatibility issues with a few third-party systems. Smaller organizations would be better off utilizing Java SDK or OpenJDK as these are free but don't have the benefit of direct support from Oracle. If a larger organization has a long history of using Java and has legacy systems running on older versions of Java, then the extra support needed will more than justify the cost If you are heavily invested in Java and need to support applications running on older versions such as Java 8, or you want to use OracleJDK, then you would want to consider getting the subscription for its support and patches.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription is great for any application that needs rapid feature development, but you also need to tune the application for performance requirements. Oracle Java SE is also widely supported by many third-party APIs. Oracle Java SE, particularly the JVM, is not great for serverless development, e.g., AWS Lambda. [With] slow startup times, we lead to startup lag as the JVM has to start up on every cold start. Oracle Java SE is also limited in any development that needs specific memory management.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
This really depends on how invested you are with Oracle and Java. For startups, it might be difficult to justify the cost, so alternatives such as OpenJDK would be better. If you are heavily invested in Java and need to support applications running on older versions such as Java 8, or you want to use OracleJDK, then you would want to consider getting the subscription for its support, and patches.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
For organizations that have complex applications that require high maintenance and monitoring, Oracle Java SE subscription is best suited. For the software department, the subscription is best to manage and monitor the applications since it is a Java service that is a strong programming language. Also, the support provided by the team is great and the support staff is quite knowledgeable and they are able to resolve the issues within hours only.
Ramindu Deshapriya | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription is well-suited for enterprise applications that require high levels of scalability, maintainability and the ability to follow validated design patterns. It provides best-in-industry support for cross-platform development, feature-richness and compatibility between different plugins and application interfaces. Oracle Java SE Subscription tends to be overkill for smaller-scale applications, though.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Use Oracle Java SE Subscription when you have multiple Java deployments in your organization and you need centralized management of all the JVMs. If the number of deployments is really high, you are definitely going to love it. You can monitor the performance of your Java runtimes in all the deployments. It can also help you optimize the performance of Java applications during development. I would suggest not to invest in this if you have a manageable number of applications, otherwise, the cost of having this becomes more than the viable benefits.
Sonia Wagner | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
This is a great platform that offers all the necessary programming tools. Our management team gets the right data at the right time and plans effectively for better organizational growth. The cost of installation of this platform is reasonable and it gives updates when required. The support team is very supportive of our organization.
Gabrielle Conley | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is well suited for designing and programming web applications. It draws strong web-building channels that offer strong leads and knowledge to web designers. It has managed our websites and cloud services. The user interface is easily customizable in building websites that fit our programs.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is a must-have application for information technology firms and developers who have [a] lot of involvement [in] different Oracle solutions for their productions. It keeps the updates and security patches sync for all the machines in the organization without handling every machine individually for the updates. It is well suited for all the IT solutions and services providing organizations.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription will be highly beneficial to organizations that rely on critical infrastructure based on older versions of Java SE that are no longer publicly supported. While the pricing model is reasonable, it may not appeal to smaller organizations or scenarios where there is a smaller budget/scope surrounding this topic. There is also less of a benefit if newer versions of Java SE are being utilized or there are opportunities/plans to upgrade to publicly-supported versions.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
[Oracle Java SE Subscription] has been highly beneficial as no additional trained resources needed to be allocated for managing and handling the Java SE applications. Also it has minimal operational cost. The support team of Java SE Subscriptions are always available 24*7, the applications are always up-to-date due to frequent update and patches.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
[Oracle Java SE Subscription] turns the frequent news updates [into] no hassle anymore. It keeps up to date with new updates for the deployments in local and cloud environments. The support team is highly knowledgeable and experienced to help developers with their parallel support.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE can be used in most of the organization, but since 2019, Oracle has made it paid. Small organizations and startups may take a hit by this step. Java is also suitable for Android development and POS systems, which makes it really useful for most of the companies using this software today.
Moris Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription is recommended for large companies that have been developing with Java for many years and do not have exact knowledge of all the versions they have used during all that time, in addition to not knowing the current status of the updates of these versions of Java.
With Oracle Java SE Subscription they will be able to optimize the use of Java and have a specific overview of how fundamental Java is in their business processes.
Abdul Wahab Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I surely recommend Oracle Java SE Subscription to my colleagues and others for reducing the overall cost once instead of upgrading every few months. It helps to keep the deployments updated and upgraded in desktop, server, and cloud environments. It also enables our Java developers to get benefited from excellent support anytime from a highly experienced Support team for achieving maximum performance in their deployments and getting instant fixes.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Oracle Java SE Subscription is well suited for our team to automate our clients' manual data efficiently. My department uses this subscription pack for development and quality assurance purposes to review the client services we provide. This pack is a great choice for us since it works seamlessly with all of our other Oracle products.
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