Application Services

Red Hat Runtimes

Accelerate application development and delivery

Red Hat® Runtimes is part of the Red Hat Application Services portfolio. 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.

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Red Hat Application Services

The Red Hat portfolio of middleware products helps you create a unified environment for application development, delivery, integration, and automation. It is comprised of comprehensive frameworks, integration solutions, process automation, runtimes, and programming languages.

  • Red Hat Runtimes
  • Red Hat Fuse
  • Red Hat 3scale API Management
  • Red Hat AMQ (Broker, Interconnect, Streams)
  • Change data capture
  • Service registry
  • Red Hat Process Automation Manager
  • Red Hat Decision Manager
  • Red Hat Runtimes

Red Hat Runtimes is 1 of 3 groups of products in the Red Hat Application Services portfolio. Whether your infrastructure is on premise, container-based cloud native, hybrid or multi-cloud, Red Hat Application Services gives developers, architects, and IT leaders the ability to create, integrate, and automate applications.

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, Node.js, and Thorntail.

Distributed, in-memory caching

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

Single sign-on

Enable 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.

Launcher service

Build and deploy a new application in minutes. This service creates application scaffolding so you can focus on writing business logic and delivering value.


The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is an open source implementation of the Java™ Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) supported and maintained by the OpenJDK community.

Red Hat Runtimes includes:

A collection of cloud-native runtimes for developing Java™ or JavaScript applications on OpenShift®.

Build, run, deploy, and manage Java™ applications.

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

Access, process, and analyze data at in-memory speed to deliver a superior user experience.

A pure-Java™ multiprotocol message broker.

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

A combination of runtime implementations and working applications that speed up application development.

Secure your web applications by providing single sign-on (SSO) capabilities.

Create large-scale websites and lightweight web applications

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

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

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

Developer program

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

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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