Oracle Java SE Subscription

Oracle Java SE Subscription

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Oracle Java SE Subscription

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Managing Java SE the easy way

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As an educational institution, we have thousands of machines that need to be loaded with a variety of different software and systems for …
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Powerful Subscription Service

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As we know that JAVA is one of the famous programming languages that is widely used across the globe as a development platform as well. As …
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Great software

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Oracle Java SE Subscription is being used by my development team who develop Java applications for our client. We have been using it …
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Java SE management made easy

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Java is our choice of language for most of the enterprise systems that the company builds. We have legacy systems written in Java and even …
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Review of Oracle Java SE Subscription

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I am using it for my programming tool as a web developer. This is [a] very easy-to-use tool. Its performance and interface [are] also very …
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Powerful Subscription Service

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Oracle Java SE Subscription has changed the way that our organization does programming since it connects to multiple Java Applications. …
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Great deal for updates and support

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Oracle Java SE Subscription is available in all relevant departments in our organization to reduce total costs by offering a one-time …
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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 Downloadables

Oracle Java SE Subscription Competitors

  • Red Hat
  • IBM
  • Azul

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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 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.

What are Oracle Java SE Subscription's top competitors?

GraalVM are common alternatives for Oracle Java SE Subscription.

What is Oracle Java SE Subscription's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating and Oracle University Experience highest, with a score of 8.5.

Who uses Oracle Java SE Subscription?

The most common users of Oracle Java SE Subscription are from Enterprises and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Hogan Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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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 9 out of 10
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Oracle Java SE Subscription is easy to use and has a very intuitive user-friendly interface that is easy to navigate. The support team is highly trained and experienced to tackle any problems. [It] reduces the overall costs by subscribing once instead of upgrading every few months which is extremely costly.
Ramindu Deshapriya | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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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.
Sonia Wagner | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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This is 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 organization growth. The cost of installation of this platform is reasonable and it gives updates when required. The support team is very supportive to our organization.
Gabrielle Conley | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It is well suited in designing and programming web applications. It draws strong web building channels that offers strong lead 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
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Management and monitoring tools provided with the contribution of Oracle Java SE and upgrades can be used with good quality. And, technical support here is excellent, making it easy to apply Oracle Java SE to our multiple projects and execute everything with confidence. This allows us to use Oracle Java SE at a minimum monthly and annual cost.
Score 7 out of 10
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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
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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
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[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. Java is also widely supported by many third-party APIs. Java, 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. Java is also limited in any develop[ment] that needs specific memory management.
Score 8 out of 10
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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
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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.
September 30, 2021

Great software

Score 7 out of 10
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It is primarily for Java desktop management. Also it is suited if you want to control the way Java is installed on managed systems. It is also suited as it helps in inventory management with more security.
Score 8 out of 10
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Use Oracle SE subscription when you have multiple Java deployments in your organization and you need a centralized management of all the JVMs. If the number of deployments are really high, you are definitely going to love it. You can monitor 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 manageable number of applications, otherwise the cost of having this becomes more than the viable benefits.
Score 9 out of 10
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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.
Suhas Kashyap RR | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Oracle Java SE Subscription is best suited in the below-mentioned scenarios:
1. When multiple tasks/threads [need] to be executed simultaneously.
2. Memory needs to be allocated/deallocated to the application/task automatically when memory is a concern /low in systems.

Oracle Java SE Subscription is not suited in the below-mentioned scenarios:
1. Java programming language prerequisites/hardware configurations is [a] bit high and hence costly and it needs to be satisfied in order to execute the complex Java programs.
2. The GUI application developed using Java is not attractive as compared to [the] GUI of other languages and there are inconsistencies.
Mohammad Iqbal Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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[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.
Moris Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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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.
Balázs Kiss | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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This depends on the requirement. Deeply-routed Oracle stack should aim for this on the long run - small startup companies looking for small initial costs should look for other solutions first, and maybe migrate later. OpenJDK is good, but not as reliable as Oracle Java SE. The provided high quality support is something what premium and mission-critical projects and companies should look for.
Score 9 out of 10
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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.
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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If you are not able to switch over to AdoptOpenJDK or another free Java alternative, then the Oracle Java SE Subscription should be the best method to keeping your java development tools up to date and secure. This is more of a medium to large business tool rather than something for a small company.
Abdul Wahab Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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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.