Strong Uptake of Java 7
Strong Uptake of Java 7
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Tuesday, 18 September 2012

In the first year since its release Java 7 has achieved a global share of around 79% with Japan and Germany showing the greatest levels of adoption.

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The statistics in thse charts are from the cloud hosting company Jelastic and show that in all regions Java 7 now dominates over Java 6 with Java 7 overtaking Java 6 in March 2012.

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Commenting on the overall Java distribution on his blog, Henrik Stahl notes:

While this is a single data point and should not be read too broadly, it does match other indicators we have that Java 7 is picking up, such as uptake among Oracle middleware customers, download statistics and online activity. The spike in adoption in April coincided with the release of JDK 7 Update 4. This is in line with our expectations since that release added Mac OS X support as well as java.com moving to Java 7 as the default download for end-users; two events that marked the maturity of Java 7 to the community.


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Java 7 Adoption at 79%

Jelastic statistics

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