Amazon Corretto is a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of the OpenJDK. Corretto comes with long-term support that will include performance enhancements and security fixes. Amazon runs Corretto internally on thousands of production services and Corretto is certified as compatible with the Java SE standard. With Corretto, you can develop and run Java applications on popular operating systems, including Amazon Linux 2, Windows, and macOS. This talk will explain on why Amazon Corretto was created. Upstream compatibility to OpenJDK is a core tenet of Corretto. Attendees will learn how an upstream OpenJDK build is published as Corretto. You’ll learn how to get started with Corretto and collaborate in open source.
Arun Gupta is a Principal Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He is responsible for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) strategy within AWS, and participates at CNCF Board and technical meetings actively. He particularly enjoys AMA on Containers and Serverless. He has built and led developer communities for several years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has extensive speaking experience in 40+ countries on myriad topics. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta on twitter.