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Key features of JDK/JRE 7.0.x are:

  • 32-bit and 64-bit Hotspot 7.0 Virtual Machine
  • HPE Technology enhancements to enable greater performance
  • New JVM monitoring and management API
  • New Java Language updates
  • Improved serviceability
  • New security and networking features
  • IPv6 support
  • Supports HP-UX Integrity systems:
    • HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

The HP-UX 11i Java Development Kit (JDK) for the Java™ 2 Platform Standard Edition 7 (Java™ SE 7) provides the programming tools and runtime environment that allow you to deploy version 7.0 technology with the best performance on HPE Itanium® 11i v3 (11.31) systems. The JDK includes the HP-UX 11i Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Java 7.0.x has only one download depot file, which contains both the combined JDK/JRE and the stand-alone JRE. During the installation procedure you will be able to choose which one you want to install.

Required Patches

Some HP-UX patches may be required for your Java version. First, we recommend that you have the latest HP-UX Quality Pack installed. To obtain it, go to the Hewlett Packard Support Center site at (you need an HP-UX support contract to obtain quality packs and patches). Then to see what patches are required for your Java version and HP-UX version/Quality Pack, go to the HP-UX Java Patch Information page, and follow the recommendations for your Java version. The Java Patch Information page also shows you how to determine which Quality Pack is installed on the system. JDK/JRE 7.0.x patch requirements are the same as for 6.0, plus any additional ones listed in the Java 7.0.x Release Notes.

Known Issues:

  • is implemented using mmap on the underlying operating system.   On HPE Integrity Itanium® servers running HP-UX 11i, multiple mmap calls of overlapping regions of a single file with the MAP_SHARED flag specified in the mmap call, would result in an error. (See the mmap manpages for more details.)

    To workaround this problem,
    -Xmpas:on can be used.   For an MPAS process, each call to mmap is independent of other mappings made by the same process.

    java -d32 -Xmpas:on <java class>
    java -d64 -Xmpas:on <java class>

    This causes the mpas-enabled Java executable java_q4p to be run, which exists for both 32 and 64 bit. Making the default Java driver mpas might have a slight negative performance impact.

    -Xmpas is available on Java and later.
  • See the Java 7.0.x Release Notes for any additional known issues.

JDK/JRE 7.0.x Downloads

For help installing your JDK/JRE 7.0.x product, see the installation instructions in the product's release notes listed on the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center at: (under "Getting started").

Note: HPE recommends using the latest version to ensure highest reliability, including all available security fixes.

» Version 7.0.06 PA – June 2019 (includes Oracle update 7u221)

» Version 7.0.05 PA – March 2019 (includes Oracle update 7u211)

» Version 7.0.04 PA – December 2018 (includes Oracle update 7u201)

» Version 7.0.03 PA – September 2018 (includes Oracle update 7u191)

» Version 7.0.02 PA – June 2018 (includes Oracle update 7u181)

» Version 7.0.01 PA – April 2018 (includes Oracle update 7u161)


» Java 7.0.x Release Notes
» HP-UX 11i Java Technical Documentation

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Related Information
» Patches Info
» Programmer's Guide for Java 2
» Java SE 7 at a Glance
» HP Out-of-Box Tool
» HP-UX Java FAQ

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