Amazon EKS-optimized Linux AMI versions - Amazon EKS

Amazon EKS-optimized Linux AMI versions

This topic lists versions of the Amazon EKS-optimized Linux AMIs and their corresponding versions of kubelet, Docker, the Linux kernel, and the Packer build script configuration.

The Amazon EKS-optimized AMI metadata, including the AMI ID, for each variant can be retrieved programmatically. For more information, see Retrieving Amazon EKS-optimized AMI IDs.

AMIs are versioned by Kubernetes version and the release date of the AMI in the following format:

k8s_major_version.k8s_minor_version.k8s_patch_version-release_date

Amazon EKS-optimized AMI

The table below lists the current and previous versions of the Amazon EKS-optimized AMI.

Kubernetes version 1.16
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.16.8-20200615

1.16.8

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

1.16.8-20200609

1.16.8

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

1.16.8-20200531

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

1.16.8-20200507

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

1.16.8-20200423

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

Kubernetes version 1.15
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.15.11-20200615

1.15.11

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

1.15.11-20200609

1.15.11

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

1.15.11-20200531

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

1.15.11-20200507

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

1.15.11-20200423

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

1.15.10-20200406

1.15.10

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200406

1.15.10-20200228

1.15.10

18.09.9-ce

4.14.165

v20200228

Kubernetes version 1.14
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.14.9-20200615

1.14.9

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

1.14.9-20200609

1.14.9

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

1.14.9-20200531

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

1.14.9-20200507

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

1.14.9-20200423

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

1.14.9-20200406

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200406

1.14.9-20200406

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200406

1.14.9-20200228

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.165

v20200228

1.14.9-20200122

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.158

v20200122

1.14.8-20191213

1.14.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.154

v20191213

1.14.7-20191119

1.14.7

18.09.9-ce

4.14.152

v20191119

1.14.7-20190927

1.14.7

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

Amazon EKS-optimized accelerated AMI

The table below lists the current and previous versions of the Amazon EKS-optimized accelerated AMI.

Kubernetes version 1.16
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.16.8-20200615

1.16.8

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

418.87.00

1.16.8-20200609

1.16.8

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

418.87.00

1.16.8-20200531

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

418.87.00

1.16.8-20200507

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

418.87.00

1.16.8-20200423

1.16.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

418.87.00

Kubernetes version 1.15
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.15.11-20200615

1.15.11

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

418.87.00

1.15.11-20200609

1.15.11

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

418.87.00

1.15.11-20200531

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

418.87.00

1.15.11-20200507

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

418.87.00

1.15.11-20200423

1.15.11

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

418.87.00

1.15.10-20200406

1.15.10

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200406

418.87.00

1.15.10-20200228

1.15.10

18.09.9-ce

4.14.165

v20200228

418.87.00

Kubernetes version 1.14
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.14.9-20200615

1.14.9

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200615

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200609

1.14.9

19.03.6-ce

4.14.181

v20200609

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200531

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200531

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200507

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.177

v20200507

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200423

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200423

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200406

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.173

v20200406

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200228

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.165

v20200228

418.87.00

1.14.9-20200122

1.14.9

18.09.9-ce

4.14.158

v20200122

418.87.00

1.14.8-20191213

1.14.8

18.09.9-ce

4.14.154

v20191213

418.87.00

1.14.7-20191119

1.14.7

18.09.9-ce

4.14.152

v20191119

418.87.00

1.14.7-20190927

1.14.7

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

418.87.00