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 Platform 5.0 has been tested against the following JDKs.

This version does not currently support Java 17.
Table 1. Supported JDKs
JDK Versions


8, 11, and later (not including 17)

Amazon Corretto

8 and 11

Azul Zing


Azul Zulu

8, 11, and later (not including 17)

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition

8 (latest)


8, 11, and later (not including 17)

Red Hat build of OpenJDK

8 and 11

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