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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 1.14Kubernetes version 1.13Kubernetes version 1.12
Kubernetes version 1.14
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.14.7-20190927

1.14.7

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

Kubernetes version 1.13
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.13.11-20190927

1.13.11

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

Kubernetes version 1.12
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version

1.12.10-20190927

1.12.10

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

Amazon EKS-optimized AMI with GPU Support

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

Kubernetes version 1.14Kubernetes version 1.13Kubernetes version 1.12
Kubernetes version 1.14
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.14.7-20190927

1.14.7

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

418.87.00

Kubernetes version 1.13
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.13.11-20190927

1.13.11

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

418.87.00

Kubernetes version 1.12
AMI version kubelet version Docker version Kernel version Packer version NVIDIA driver version

1.12.10-20190927

1.12.10

18.06.1-ce

4.14.146

v20190927

418.87.00