Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

JIRA Software Server Running Default Java 11

Java 11 support came with JIRA 8.2.

We are running 8.5, and Java 8 is still the default Java.

I have seen a few articles for getting JIRA to run on Java 11.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/change-the-java-version-used-by-jira-server-765594330.html

When is it planned to make Java 11 the default Java runtime?

1 answer

0 votes
Thomas Deiler Community Leader Dec 11, 2020

Dear @Sverre Moe ,

as a voluntary community member and non-Atlassian employee, I cannot answer this question. Atlassians product owner probably can.

Anyhow - If you would like to accelerate your suggestion, open one at https://jira.atlassian.com/secure/Dashboard.jspa.

I guess, due the new stategy (Journey to Cloud), server products will not receive many "low prio" changes.

Java 8 has LTS and works perfect - so no need to spend time in integrating Java 11 ...

So long

Thomas

I thought perhaps there could be some performance benefits from running JIRA on Java 11, as there has been many improvements since Java 8.

Thomas Deiler Community Leader Dec 15, 2020

Dear @Sverre Moe ,

just from the logical aspect, if JIra would make use of some new features of Java 11, it would not be compatible anymore with Java 8.

Performance could be indeed improved but at the expense of stability, which would then cause more support requests.

I think that's the reason why they currently stay with Java 8.

So long

Thomas

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
DEPLOYMENT TYPE
SERVER
VERSION
8.5.3
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Jira

Announcing the waitlist for Jira Work Management

Hey there Cloud Community members! We’re excited to give you the first glimpse of the new home for business teams on Jira — Jira Work Management. Jira Work Management is the next generation of J...

880 views 14 20
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you