Zulu in Java

MD Aminul Islam Sep 11, 2022
Zulu in Java

Azul Zulu is a Java Development Kit or JDK. It complies with the Java Standard Edition (SE) specification.

This contains all the necessary Java components to build and run any Java SE application. Zulu has been verified by the OpenJDK community.

All the Zulu distributions are free to download and can be used without restrictions.

In this article, we are going to discuss Zulu in brief. Also, we are going to see the installation process of this JDK.

Zulu has multiple installers and packages like tar, MSI, deb, dmg, JDK, and jars. It also contains the Java Flight Recorder and also supports Mission Control.

It is the combination of three products: the Zulu Community edition, the Zulu Enterprise edition, and Zulu Embedded. Here, the Zulu Embedded is for running on constrained hardware resources.

Zulu is a part of Java 11. It is supported by a wide range of operating systems and hardware platforms.

How to Install Zulu in Java

First, download the necessary ZIP or TAR.GZ from the official download page of Azul. Then you need to extract the ZIP file, and you will find your Azul Zulu installation folder.

To verify if the package is extracted correctly, you need to open Command Prompt in the installation folder, type bin\java -version, and get all the necessary information about the installation package below.

openjdk version "" 2022-08-18
OpenJDK Runtime Environment Zulu18.32+13-CA (build
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM Zulu18.32+13-CA (build, mixed mode, sharing)

It’s time to include it in your Environment Variable. To do that, you can follow the below steps.

  1. Open your Control Panel and then go to System and Security > System.
  2. After that, go to the Advanced system settings.
  3. Go to the Environment Variables button under the Advanced tab.
  4. In the System Variables area, you must select the Path and click on the Edit.
  5. Now, you have to provide the location of your package’s bin folder.
  6. Now create a new system variable named JAVA_HOME and provide the directory of the installation folder.
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Aminul Is an Expert Technical Writer and Full-Stack Developer. He has hands-on working experience on numerous Developer Platforms and SAAS startups. He is highly skilled in numerous Programming languages and Frameworks. He can write professional technical articles like Reviews, Programming, Documentation, SOP, User manual, Whitepaper, etc.