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Oracle Confirms New Java 9 Features

The new set of JCPs announced are:
  1. JEP 158: Unified JVM Logging — Introduces a common component logging system.
  2. JEP 165: Compiler Control — Improves control of JVM compiles through a new set of options.
  3. JEP 214: Remove GC Combinations Deprecated in JDK 8 — Maybe self-explanatory: it removes GC combinations from JDK8. 
  4. JEP 213: Milling Project Coin — Addresses some language changes in Project Coin to “smooth out the edges.”
  5. JEP 219: Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) — DTLS will be supported in Java 9.
  6. JEP 224: HTML5 Javadoc — Java 9 includes the javadoc tool for outputting HTML5.