AWS Elastic Beanstalk Announces General Availability of Amazon Linux 2 Based Docker, Corretto, and Python Platforms

Posted on: Apr 8, 2020

You can now run your applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk using the new generation of Docker, Corretto and Python Elastic Beanstalk platforms built on top of Amazon Linux 2 Operating System.

The new generation of Docker on Amazon Linux 2 platforms offer improved I/O performance by utilizing the OverlayFS storage driver. The new generation of Corretto on Amazon Linux 2 platforms come with Amazon Corretto, which is a production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). The new generation of Python on Amazon Linux 2 platforms come with numerous improvements including NGINX as a reverse proxy server. Learn more about the new generation of Elastic Beanstalk platforms in this blog.

To get started, create new AWS Elastic Beanstalk environments using the Elastic Beanstalk console or through the EB CLI and Elastic Beanstalk API. See Release Notes for additional details. For information on updating your existing applications to Amazon Linux 2 platforms, see Migrating your Elastic Beanstalk Linux application to Amazon Linux 2.

You can continue to follow the public AWS Elastic Beanstalk roadmap on GitHub to get updates on recently launched features, upcoming features, and to provide feedback on what you want us to support. For more information on AWS Elastic Beanstalk: