Debian updating java
Java is a platform-independent programming language / virtual machine.
In this tutorial, we will install the Open JDK implementation of Java 8 on a Debian 8 (Jessie) machine as well as the process of installing DCEVM (Dynamic Code Evolution VM) - an extension that allows unlimited runtime redefinition of classes with the help of Hotswap Agent.
In this article I will install Open JDK 8 (not headless), but I will show you how to install the Open JDK 8 headless version as well.
I checked java -version on my AWS Ubuntu 16 server and found I have 1.8.131, which is kind of old.
If I do an apt-cache policy for default-jdk or default-jre it shows it's not installed.
Please use Vultr firewall if you do decide to bind to an external IP address.
There's been a bit of talk about Java recently because of the 5.2.20 guest portal issue.
If you want for any development purpose, then you can use it.