Supported Java Versions

  • Apache Hadoop 3.3 and upper supports Java 8 and Java 11 (runtime only)
    • Please compile Hadoop with Java 8. Compiling Hadoop with Java 11 is not supported:  HADOOP-16795 - Getting issue details... STATUS
  • Apache Hadoop from 3.0.x to 3.2.x now supports only Java 8
  • Apache Hadoop from 2.7.x to 2.10.x support both Java 7 and 8

Supported JDKs/JVMs

Java Incompatible Changes

This document is for users who upgrade Java version of their Hadoop cluster. It documents the incompatible changes of Java that affect Apache Hadoop.

Java 8

VersionsIncompatible changesRelated JDK bug system ticketsRelated JIRAs

The visibility of is changed from public to package-private. TestIPC#testRTEDuringConnectionSetup is affected. 


HADOOP-15787 - Getting issue details... STATUS

1.8.0_242Kerberos Java client will fail by "Message stream modified (41)" when the client requests a renewable ticket and the KDC returns a non-renewable ticket. If your principal is not allowed to obtain a renewable ticket, you must remove "renew_lifetime" setting from your krb5.conf.JDK-8131051

All DES cipher suites were disabled. If you are explicitly using DES cipher suites, you need to change cipher suite to a strong one.

HADOOP-16016 - Getting issue details... STATUS


In Apache Hadoop 2.7.0 to 2.7.6, 2.8.0 to 2.8.4, 2.9.0 to 2.9.1, 3.0.0 to 3.0.2, and 3.1.0, KMS fails by due to Enhanced KeyStore Mechanisms. You need to set the system property "jceks.key.serialFilter" to the following value to avoid this error:


HADOOP-15473 - Getting issue details... STATUS

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