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What Oracle Java SE Licensing is all about

  • TheJava Runtime Environment (JRE) and theJava Development Kit (JDK) are stillfree.
  • Java SE Advanced DesktopbecomesexclusivelyForNUPs(Named User Plus) at a license price of $ 40 (support cost: $ 8.80).
  • For Java SE Advancedcosts a license$ 100 per NUP(Support cost: $ 22) or $ 500 per processor(Support cost: $ 1,100).
  • The license costs for the Java SE Suitebe $ 300 per NUP(Support cost: $ 66) or$ 15,000 per processor (Support cost: $ 3,300).

Java usage monitoring

In order to monitor the type and extent of use within the Java product package, the Java Usage Tracker (JUT) is available from version Java SE 6 Update 25. It should be noted that the JUT is acommercial feature acts.

The following information is recorded:

  • Java and JVM versions
  • Name of the Java application
  • Host name and IP address
  • Time stamp of the calls
  • JVM argument
  • Classpath
  • JRE location in the system
  • Name and version of the operating system
  • Execution type (e.g. applet, web, command line)

Further details can be found here.

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