Open JDK vs Oracle JDK – Every Java developer should know

Oracle JDKOpen JDK
Full FormOracle’s Java Development Open Java Development Kit 
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Licenselicensed under Oracle Binary Code License Agreementlicensed under GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).
Commercial LicenseRequiredNot required
SupportLong term supportShort term support
Developed byOracleOracle, OpenJDK & Java community
Maintained & Supported ByOracleOracle and OpenJDK community
Base Price$2.5 / userFree
PerformanceTechnically same, but oracle focus better JVM Performance (better garbage collection options)Technically same build process, but lack of performance.
FeaturesFlight Recorder, Java Mission Control, and Application Class-Data Sharing featuresFont Renderer feature.

Oracle JDK Price List

Starts from $2.5/user for the range between 1 to 999 users and the least price is $1.25 if the users are between 20,000-49,999 range.

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