The Impact and Solution to Oracle’s changes to Java Licensing
As of April 16, 2019, Oracle changed how Java can be licensed. This change may cost organizations that deployed Java SE in the past for free, millions in support fees moving forward.
It’s important to understand the new Oracle Technology Network License for Oracle Java SE is substantially different from prior Oracle Java licenses. The new license does permit certain uses such as personal used and development use at no cost – That is no longer the case for commercial use.