These release notes provide a summary of all New Features, Resolved Issues, and Known Issues in this version of the Amazon Elastic MapReduce.
The following table describes the new feature found in this release.
Amazon Elastic MapReduce can now run Hadoop version 0.20 with Hive version 0.5 and Pig version 0.6. You can also run Hadoop version 0.18 with Hive version 0.4 and Pig version 0.3 by setting the -HadoopVersion parameter. For more information, refer to the Amazon Elastic MapReduce Developer Guide.