Naming and versioning - Amazon Linux 2022

Amazon Linux 2022 is in preview release and is subject to change.

Naming and versioning

There will be a minor release every three months. Each is identiļ¬ed by an increment from 0 to N. 0 refers to the original major release for that iteration.

For example, minor releases of Amazon Linux 2022 will have the following format.

  • 2022.0.20220301

  • 2022.1.20220601

  • 2022.2.20220901

The corresponding Amazon Linux 2022 AMIs will have the following format.

  • al2022-ami-2022.0.20220301.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64

  • al2022-ami-2022.1.20220301.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64

  • al2022-ami-2022.2.20220301.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64

Within a specific minor version, regular AMI releases will occur with a timestamp of the date of the AMI release.

  • al2022-ami-2022.0.20220301.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64

  • al2022-ami-2022.0.20220410.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64

  • al2022-ami-2022.0.20220520.0-kernel-5.15-x86_64