For some, that's all they need to know. For most, they will probably want to read on.
I've discussed the matter of JVM updates relative to CF--and several important things to consider--in another post I did for the last update (in April), on the Adobe CF portal: https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2019/04/updates-available-java-8-11-apr-16-2019/. In that, I cover topics such as:
- Which Java can I use with the version of CF I have installed?
- Am I really able to use Java 11 (and Java 8 updates after 202) in production?
- Where can I download the Java updates?
- How do I update the Java that CF is running?
- What if I have problems updating the Java that CF uses?
- What if I have problems applying the CF update (so that I can run Java 11)?
All my answers there are as relevant now as they were then. (That said, whereas that update offered two variants for Java 8, as 211 and 212, this update has only the one, 221.)
Finally, note that
as of this writing (5p Central on the 19th), the JVM installers and files are NOT NOW available on the Adobe CF downloads page, section on JVM files. If past experience is a guide, it may not appear for some days. (See my comments in the aforementioned blog post about whether it should "matter" for you, if you could only get the installer from Oracle and not Adobe for some period of days.)
And as I explain in the post, I have other past blog posts that can help if you will be trying the JVM update yourself, or I can help through my troubleshooting consulting.
For more content like this:
Need more help with problems?
- Signup to get my blog posts by email:
- Follow my blog RSS feed
- View the rest of my blog posts
- View my blog posts on the Adobe CF portal
- If you may prefer direct help, rather than digging around here/elsewhere or via comments, I can help via my consulting services
- See that for more on how I can help a) over the web, safely and securely, b) usually very quickly, c) teaching you as we go, and d) with satisfaction guaranteed