Tuesday, August 7, 2018


It is OpenJDK implementation released and supported by SAP company. It is intended to enable SAP customers who runs OpenJDK in their environments. As they also use it productevelly SAP needs a platform to support their customers. It is technically fork from OpenJDK project but as SAP needs to react quickly on customer issues they rather providing “their own” OpenJDK implementation as for regular OpenJDK being open-source software the changes are not going on that fast as SAP would need. Another purpose of the SapMachine is used to showcasing and adding a new features of SAP’s proprietary Java Virtual Machine (SAP JVM) – also because they want to make it quicker than regular OpenJDK.

Related links:
What version of JAVA platform does SAP support?

SAP JVM online docu
1278274 - SAP JVM Restrictions (FAQ)

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