This is the first release.
The aim is to provide a fully featured VM compatible with the Java Platform, Standard Edition for version 8.
Linux on x86-64
Linux on ppc64le
Linux on 390x
OpenJ9 can be built using gcc 4.8.5 (xlc 13.1.3 on AIX) on any typical Linux distro (RHEL, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, SLES, etc) having the prerequisite packages.