Posted On: Oct 28, 2020

Amazon Neptune now supports Apache TinkerPop 3.4.8 in the latest engine release,, improving the development experience for Gremlin users.

Engine release is the default for newly created Neptune clusters. Existing customers will not be automatically updated, but can choose to upgrade by following the instructions on the engine release page.

Apache TinkerPop 3.4.8 introduces new features and improvements, such as the elementMap() step and an improved behavior for working with Map instances. Upgrading your client drivers to TinkerPop 3.4.8 does not require any changes to your Gremlin code. 

To learn more about the changes made in Apache TinkerPop 3.4.8, please visit the TinkerPop GitHub repository and view the changelog. To learn about Gremlin and use the Gremlin client, please refer to the Apache TinkerPop webpage. For more details on client compatibility and connecting to Neptune, please refer to using Gremlin to access the graph and the Gremlin client version pages.