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JAVA: SDK: should the SDK be under same user running java apps?

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Hello Experts,

in linux, should the java SDK be under same user running java apps?

in other words,

ls -alt /usr/lib/java/jdk<version>
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Mar 2 04:02 bin
.
.

ps -ef | grep user1
user1 96661 123321 0 Feb 26 ? 00:31:42 /usr/lib/java/jdk<version> -xms 128M.... Bootstrap start

see what I mean?
if yes, how come the application is working while having the SDK under root instead of user1?

Thanks for your help....
Regards
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