Java 7 runtime shutdown

The Java 7 runtime was deprecated on December 13, 2017, and is now shut down. The Java 7 runtime has been superseded by the Java 8 runtime environment, and all applications previously deployed to the Java 7 runtime have been migrated to the Java 8 runtime.

Migrate to the Java 8 runtime

For information about migrating to the App Engine Java 8 runtime, see Migrate from Java 7 to Java 8 runtime.

Where to get help

If you run into any trouble migrating your application, and you have a support package, you can get help through your normal support channel. If you don't have a support package, you can get help through the support contact form.

Shutdown timetable

With any deprecation, there is a follow-up decommission where the API or service is formally removed. The following table lists the Java 7 runtime shutdown schedule.

Date Event
January 16, 2019 All remaining Java 7 projects are updated permanently to Java 8, and the Java 7 runtime is permanently disabled.