Windows Server® 2008 R2 is not supported as of R2018a.
Windows® 8.1 will not be supported in a future release.
Ubuntu® 17.10 is supported as of R2018a.
SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server 12 is supported as of R2018a.
As of R2018a, support for the Oracle® Java® Runtime Environment (JRE™) has been updated to Java 8u144 on all platforms.
For the complete set of system requirements and the platform roadmap, visit https://www.mathworks.com/support/sysreq/current_release/.