Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document provides an overview of the different Java SE updates releases and schedules. It also differentiates between Critical Patch Updates (CPUs), Minor Updates, and Early Access updates, as well as Public releases vs. Commercial releases. Finally, it provides an understanding of the release schedules for these updates, how to obtain the updates, and supportability.
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