Supported Java Virtual Machines

Hazelcast supports the latest and long-term support (LTS) versions of the Java Development Kit (JDK). However, the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in some JDKs may not be compatible with Hazelcast.

Hazelcast 5.0 has been tested against the following JDKs.

Table 1. Supported JDKs
JDK Versions


8, 11, and later

Amazon Corretto

8 and 11

Azul Zing


Azul Zulu

8, 11, and later

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition

8 (latest)


8, 11, and later

Red Hat OpenJDK

8 and 11

If you use version 11 or later of a JDK, see the following relevant sections: