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What is Red Hat Runtimes?

Red Hat Runtimes is a set of products, tools, and components for developing and maintaining cloud-native applications. It offers lightweight runtimes and frameworks (like Quarkus) for highly-distributed cloud architectures, such as microservices.

Runtimes and frameworks

A collection of runtimes, frameworks, and languages so developers and architects can choose the right tool for the right task. Support is included for Quarkus, Spring Boot, Vert.x, and Node.js.

Distributed, in-memory caching

An in-memory distributed data management system designed for scalability and fast access to large volumes of data.

Identity management and access control

An identity management system that enables developers to provide web single sign-on capabilities based on industry standards for enterprise security.


A message broker that offers specialized queueing behaviors, message persistence, and manageability.


An open source implementation of the Java™ Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) supported and maintained by the OpenJDK community.

Red Hat Runtimes includes:

An open source platform for building, running, deploying, and managing Java™ applications.

A solution for accessing, processing, and analyzing data at in-memory speed to deliver a superior user experience.

Enterprise Message Broker

A pure-Java™ multiprotocol message broker.

Cloud-native runtimes

A collection of cloud-native runtimes for modern applications.

Red Hat build of OpenJDK

A free and open source implementation of the Java™ Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Migration Toolkit for Applications

A set of tools to help with large-scale application modernization, migration and containerization.

Red Hat build of Keycloak

A system to provide web single sign-on capabilities based on industry standards for enterprise security.

JBoss Web Server

A combination of the world’s most deployed web server (Apache) with the top servlet engine (Tomcat) and the best support in middleware (ours).

Red Hat build of Quarkus

A Kubernetes-native Java™ stack for building fast, lightweight microservices and serverless applications.

Red Hat application services

Red Hat Application Foundations

A portfolio of products to help you create a unified environment for development, delivery, integration, and automation.

Red Hat Integration

A comprehensive set of messaging technologies to connect apps and data across hybrid infrastructures.

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Our customers

Explore how our customers have used Red Hat Runtimes to develop and maintain cloud-native applications.

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Eight steps to consider when looking to adopt a cloud-native approach to applications.

Analyst paper

Learn how Red Hat customers are improving agility and performance with Red Hat Runtimes.

Rely on Red Hat

Our subscriptions come with award-winning support; the industry's largest ecosystem of partners, customers, and experts; hardware certifications; and a connection to open source communities where we source the best features and harden them for our enterprise products.

Need more support? You can also rely on our Technical Account Managers to help you solve your IT challenges.

Services & programs

More ways to improve your Red Hat experience

Developer program

Get immediate experience building, running, and scaling applications with tools, runtimes, and frameworks from Red Hat Runtimes.

Partner program

From global systems integrators to regional solution providers. From the biggest to the more specialized consulting companies. Red Hat partners are here to help you succeed in application development.

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