Amazon EMR
Amazon EMR Release Guide

What's New?

This topic covers features and issues resolved in the current release of Amazon EMR. These release notes are also available on the Release 5.24.1 Tab, along with the application versions, component versions, and available configuration classifications for this release.

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Release 5.24.1 (Latest)

New Amazon EMR release versions are made available in different regions over a period of several days, beginning with the first region on the initial release date. The latest release version may not be available in your region during this period.

The following release notes include information for Amazon EMR release version 5.24.1. Changes are relative to 5.24.0.

Initial release date: June 26, 2019

Changes, Enhancements, and Resolved Issues

  • Updated the default Amazon Linux AMI for EMR to include important Linux kernel security updates.

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