Changes and Updates to Amazon Neptune - Amazon Neptune

Changes and Updates to Amazon Neptune

The following table describes important changes to Amazon Neptune.

Change Description Date

Engine version 1.0.1.1

As of 2020-06-26, engine version 1.0.1.1 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.1.1.

June 26, 2020

Blog post about migrating from Blazegraph to Amazon Neptune

See Moving to the cloud: Migrating Blazegraph to Amazon Neptune, by Dave Bechberger.

June 25, 2020

Blog post about changing data capture from Neo4j to Amazon Neptune

See Change data capture from Neo4j to Amazon Neptune using Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, by Sanjeet Sahay.

June 22, 2020

Blog post about how Waves is using Amazon Neptune

See How Waves runs user queries and recommendations at scale with Amazon Neptune, by Pavel Vasilyev.

June 16, 2020

Engine version 1.0.1.2

As of 2020-06-10, engine version 1.0.1.2 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.1.2.

June 10, 2020

Blog post about building a customer knowledge repository

See Building a customer 360 knowledge repository with Amazon Neptune and Amazon Redshift, by Ram Bhandarkar.

June 9, 2020

Blog post about how Gunosy is using Amazon Neptune

See How Gunosy built a comment feature in News Pass using Amazon Neptune by Yosuke Uchiyama.

June 8, 2020

Blog post about the AWS COVID-19 knowledge graph

See Building and querying the AWS COVID-19 knowledge graph by Ninad Kulkarni, Colby Wise, George Price, and Miguel Romero.

June 2, 2020

Blog post about exploring COVID-19 research using Amazon Neptune

See Exploring scientific research on COVID-19 with Amazon Neptune, Amazon Comprehend Medical, and the Tom Sawyer Graph Database Browser by George Price, Colby Wise, Miguel Romero, and Ninad Kulkarni.

June 2, 2020

You can now load data into Neptune using AWS DMS

See Using AWS Database Migration Service to load data into Amazon Neptune from a different data store.

June 1, 2020

Engine version 1.0.2.0 is being deprecated

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.2.0 is now deprecated. Clusters running on this engine version will be upgraded to version 1.0.2.1 automatically during the first maintenance window following June 1, 2020.

May 19, 2020

Blog post about building a customer identity graph using Neptune

See Building a customer identity graph with Amazon Neptune by Rajesh Wunnava and Taylor Riggan.

May 12, 2020

Engine version 1.0.2.0.R3

As of 2020-05-05, engine version 1.0.2.0.R3 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.0.R3.

May 5, 2020

Engine version 1.0.2.1.R6

As of 2020-04-22, engine version 1.0.2.1.R6 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.1.R6.

April 22, 2020

Blog post about migrating data from Neo4j to Neptune

See Migrating a Neo4j graph database to Amazon Neptune with a fully automated utility by Sanjeet Sahay.

April 13, 2020

Blog post about lowering the cost of building graph applications with Neptune

See Lower the cost of building graph apps by up to 76% with Amazon Neptune T3 instances by Karthik Bharathy and Brad Bebee.

April 9, 2020

Neptune offers a T3 burstable instance class

You can now create an Amazon Neptune T3 burstable instance for cost-effective development and testing purposes. See Neptune T3 Burstable Instance Class.

April 8, 2020

Engine version 1.0.2.2.R2

As of 2020-04-02, engine version 1.0.2.2.R2 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.2.R2.

April 2, 2020

Blog post about graphing investment dependency at EDGAR

See Graphing investment dependency with Amazon Neptune by Lawrence Verdi.

March 17, 2020

Neptune launched in Europe (Paris)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Europe (Paris) (eu-west-3).

March 11, 2020

Engine version 1.0.2.2

As of 2020-03-09, engine version 1.0.2.2 is being generally deployed. Please note that it takes several days for a new release to become available in every region. For more information about this engine version, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.2.

March 9, 2020

Stopping and Restarting a DB Cluser

You can now stop a DB Cluster for 7 days using the Neptune console, and later restart it when you need it again. While your DB cluster is stopped, you are charged only for cluster storage, manual snapshots, and automated backup storage, but not for any DB instance hours. See Stopping and Starting an Amazon Neptune DB Cluster.

February 19, 2020

Video about a social graph at Nike

Listen in as Todd Escalona of AWS talks with Marc Wangenheim, Senior Engineering Manager at Nike, about how the company powers a number of applications via a social graph built on Amazon Neptune. See Nike: A Social Graph at Scale with Amazon Neptune.

February 11, 2020

Neptune clusters can now be configured to require SSL connections

In regions that still support HTTP connections, SSL is now turned on by default in all new parameter groups. There are no changes to existing parameter groups, but you can force clients to use SSL by changing the neptune_enforce_ssl parameter to 1. See Encryption in Transit: Connecting to Neptune Using SSL/HTTPS for information about how to enable HTTP connections for a cluster in a region that still supports them. See Parameters That You Can Use to Configure Amazon Neptune for a description of cluster and instance parameters.

February 10, 2020

You can now specify engine version and deletion protection in Neptune's CloudFormation template

Amazon Neptune has updated its CloudFormation template to include an AWS::Neptune::DBCluster.EngineVersion parameter that lets you specify a particular engine version for your new DB cluster, and an AWS::Neptune::DBCluster.DeletionProtection parameter that lets you turn on deletion protection for it.

February 9, 2020

Deletion protection

Amazon Neptune has delivered deletion protection for DB clusters and instances. As long as deletion protection is enabled on a DB cluster or instance, you cannot delete it. See You cannot delete a DB Instance if Deletion Protection is enabled.

January 20, 2020

Neptune launched in China (Ningxia)

Amazon Neptune is now available in China (Ningxia) (cn-northwest-1).

January 15, 2020

Blog post about the year 2019 in review for Neptune

See 2019: The year in review for Amazon Neptune.

December 27, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.1.R4

Patch R4 for engine version 1.0.2.1 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.1.R4.

December 20, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.1.R3

Patch R3 for engine version 1.0.2.1 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.1.R3.

December 12, 2019

Blog post about using Neptune to analyze social media feeds

See Analyzing social media feeds using Amazon Neptune.

November 27, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.1.R2

Patch R2 for engine version 1.0.2.1 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.1.R2.

November 25, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.1.R1

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.2.1.R1 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.1.

November 22, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.0.R2

Patch R2 for engine version 1.0.2.0 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.0.R2.

November 21, 2019

Blog post about Neptune sessions and workshops at re:Invent 2019

See Your guide to Amazon Neptune sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2019.

November 20, 2019

Engine version 1.0.2.0.R1

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.2.0.R1 is generally available. For more information, see Neptune Engine Release 1.0.2.0.

November 8, 2019

Blog post about capturing graph changes using Neptune Streams

See Capture Graph Changes using Neptune Streams.

November 6, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200502.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200502.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200502.0.

October 31, 2019

Neptune launched in Middle East (Bahrain)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Middle East (Bahrain) (me-south-1).

October 30, 2019

Neptune launched in Canada (Central)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Canada (Central) (ca-central-1).

October 30, 2019

Blog post about Neptune's new SPARQL Streams feature and SPARQL federated query support

See Amazon Neptune releases Streams, SPARQL federated query for graphs and more.

October 17, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200463.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200463.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200463.0.

October 15, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200457.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200457.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200457.0.

September 19, 2019

Blog post about Neptune's new SPARQL explain feature

See Using SPARQL explain to understand query execution in Amazon Neptune.

September 17, 2019

Blog post about Neptune support for TinkerPop 3.4

See Amazon Neptune now supports TinkerPop 3.4 features.

September 6, 2019

Blog post about using Neptune with PyTorch on Amazon SageMaker

See A personalized 'shop-by-style' experience using PyTorch on Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Neptune.

August 22, 2019

Blog post about using Neptune with AWS AppSync and Amazon Elasticache

See Integrating alternative data sources with AWS AppSync: Amazon Neptune and Amazon ElastiCache.

August 22, 2019

Neptune launched in AWS GovCloud (US-East)

Amazon Neptune is now available in AWS GovCloud (US-East) (us-gov-east-1).

August 21, 2019

Neptune launched in AWS GovCloud (US-West)

Amazon Neptune is now available in AWS GovCloud (US-West) (us-gov-west-1).

August 14, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200369.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200369.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200369.0.

August 13, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200366.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200366.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200366.0.

July 26, 2019

Blog post about using Neptune with PyTorch on Amazon SageMaker

See A personalized 'shop-by-style' experience using PyTorch on Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Neptune.

July 3, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200348.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200348.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200348.0.

July 2, 2019

Neptune launched in Europe (Stockholm)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Europe (Stockholm) (eu-north-1).

June 27, 2019

Neptune can now publish audit logs to CloudWatch Logs

For more information, see Publishing Neptune Logs to Amazon CloudWatch Logs.

June 18, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200310.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200310.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200310.0.

June 12, 2019

Blog post about LifeOmic's JupiterOne

See How LifeOmic’s JupiterOne simplifies security and compliance operations with Amazon Neptune.

May 2, 2019

Neptune launched in Asia Pacific (Seoul)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Asia Pacific (Seoul) (ap-northeast-2).

May 1, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200296.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200296.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200296.0.

May 1, 2019

Neptune launched in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Asia Pacific (Mumbai) (ap-south-1).

March 6, 2019

Blog post about Gremlin query hints

See Introducing Gremlin query hints for Amazon Neptune.

February 26, 2019

Neptune launched in Asia Pacific (Tokyo)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Asia Pacific (Tokyo) (ap-northeast-1).

January 23, 2019

AWS CloudFormation template for creating an AWS Lambda function to access Neptune

Updated the getting started section and added an AWS CloudFormation template to create a Lambda function to use with Neptune. For more information, see Getting Started with Neptune.

January 23, 2019

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200267.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200267.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200267.0.

January 21, 2019

Neptune launched in Asia Pacific (Sydney)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Asia Pacific (Sydney) (ap-southeast-2).

January 9, 2019

Blog post about using Metaphactory

See Exploring Knowledge Graphs on Amazon Neptune Using Metaphactory.

January 9, 2019

Neptune launched in Asia Pacific (Singapore)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Asia Pacific (Singapore) (ap-southeast-1).

December 13, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200264.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200264.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200264.0.

November 19, 2018

Amazon Neptune SSL Support

Neptune now supports SSL connections.

November 19, 2018

Consolidated Error topics

All error message and code information are now in a single topic.

November 15, 2018

Updated Getting Started Topic

Updated Getting Started topic with additional links and reorganized documentation.

November 14, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200258.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200258.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200258.0.

November 8, 2018

Neptune launched in Europe (Frankfurt)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Europe (Frankfurt) (eu-central-1).

November 7, 2018

Blog post #1 in a series

See Let Me Graph That For You – Part 1 – Air Routes.

November 7, 2018

Blog post about using Amazon SageMaker Jupyter Notebooks

See Analyze Amazon Neptune Graphs using Amazon SageMaker Jupyter Notebooks.

November 1, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200255.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200255.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200255.0.

October 29, 2018

Neptune launched in Europe (London)

Amazon Neptune is now available in Europe (London) (eu-west-2).

October 3, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200237.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200237.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200237.0.

September 6, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200236.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200236.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200236.0.

July 24, 2018

Engine version 1.0.1.0.200233.0

Amazon Neptune engine version 1.0.1.0.200233.0 is generally available. For more information, see Update 1.0.1.0.200233.0.

June 22, 2018

New Neptune Quick Start

Updated quick start with AWS CloudFormation and the Gremlin Console tutorial. For more information, see Amazon Neptune Quick Start Using AWS CloudFormation.

June 19, 2018

Amazon Neptune initial release

This is the initial release of the Neptune User Guide. See also the release blog post, Amazon Neptune Generally Available.

May 30, 2018

Introductory Neptune Blog Post

See Amazon Neptune – A Fully Managed Graph Database Service.

November 29, 2017