Windows 8 is not supported as of R2017b; however, support for Windows 8.1 will continue.
Windows Server 2008 R2 will not be supported in a future release.
macOS Yosemite (10.10) is not supported as of R2017b.
Ubuntu 17.04 is supported as of R2017b.
As of R2017b, support for the Oracle® Java® Runtime Environment (JRE™) has been updated to Java 8u121 on all platforms.
For the complete set of system requirements and the platform roadmap, visit https://www.mathworks.com/support/sysreq/current_release/.