EOL Oracle Products

The Wall of Death of Oracle Products.

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The Wall of Death    
OS or Application End Of Standard Support End of Extended Support (EOL)
Oracle Java 6 (1.6.x)
2/1/2013  12/1/2018
Oracle Java 7 (1.7.x) 4/1/2015 7/1/2022
Solaris 8 10/3/2008 10/23/2013
Solaris 9 10/30/2009 10/30/2014

At end of Support, there are no more published patches or updates of the version.  The farther out from the end of standard support, the more obsolete and problematic your software becomes.  Oracle advertises that they will support Java enterprise installations indefinitely.