Planned changes - Amazon Linux 2022
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Amazon Linux 2022 is in preview release, and the features, packages, and package versions that are included in the preview release are subject to change.

Planned changes

Before Amazon Linux 2022 is released for general availability, we will make changes and improvements to the preview version.


During the preview, we're actively seeking your feedback about what to add to and modify in Amazon Linux 2022. We also have a clear roadmap moving forward.

The following features will be introduced to Amazon Linux 2022 before it is released for general availability.

  • Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) to use with GPU instances

  • Kernel live patching

Feedback on Amazon Linux 2022 can be provided through your designated Amazon representative or by filing an issue in the amazon-linux-2022 repo on GitHub.