JDK v8 is in the Azure VM Gallery

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that the recently released Java Developer Kit 8 (AKA Java 1.8) is now available in the Azure Virtual Machine Image Gallery on Windows Server 2012 R2.


JDK8 is a major release and we’re happy to be providing you with availability on Azure.  Here are some details on what’s new in JDK 8.

Also, this is a GA release, meaning that Azure support subscribers are eligible for support from MS Open Tech.  Pricing for JDK 8 is consistent with our other license-included Virtual Machine images with the JDK in the gallery.  Click here for more information.

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