Release: AWS SDK for PHP 2.2.0

Release Notes>Release: AWS SDK for PHP 2.2.0
This release adds full service coverage to the AWS SDK for PHP 2, performance improvements, updates to Amazon EC2 and Amazon Relational Database Service, and introduces hosted end user documentation.


Submitted By: Michael@AWS
Latest Version: 2.2.0
Created On: March 11, 2013 5:23 PM GMT
Last Updated: March 12, 2013 2:39 PM GMT


New Features

Change Description

End-user guides

Added end-user guides available at

Amazon Elastic MapReduce

Added support for Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR).

AWS Direct Connect

Added support for AWS Direct Connect.

Amazon ElastiCache

Added support for Amazon ElastiCache.

AWS Storage Gateway

Added support for AWS Storage Gateway.

AWS Import/Export

Added support for AWS Import/Export.

AWS CloudFormation

Added support for AWS CloudFormation.

Amazon CloudSearch

  • Added support for Amazon CloudSearch.
  • Added support for using the us-west-1, us-west-2, eu-west-1, and ap-southeast-1 regions with Amazon CloudSearch.

Amazon Relational Database Service

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

  • This release of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) introduces support for copying an AMI from one AWS region to another and support for default virtual private clouds (VPC).
  • This release of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) introduces support for enabling DNS hostnames and disabling DNS resolution.

General SDK

  • Added the ability to get a Waiter object from a client using the getWaiter() method.
  • Added the ability to load credentials from environmental variables AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_KEY. This is compatible with AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment configurations.
  • Added support for using SecurityToken with signature version 2 services.
  • Added the client User-Agent header to exception messages for easier debugging.
  • Added an easier way to disable operation parameter validation by setting validation to false when creating clients.
  • Added the ability to disable the exponential backoff plugin.
  • Added the ability to easily fetch the region name that a client is configured to use via $client->getRegion().

Other Updates

Change Description

Amazon Relational Database Service

Updated the Amazon RDS client to use the 2013-01-10 API version.

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Updated the Amazon EC2 client to use the 2013-02-01 API version.

Amazon Simple Storage Service

Updated the Amazon S3 client to parse the AcceptRanges header for HeadObject and GetObject output.

Amazon Glacier

Updated the Amazon Glacier client to allow the saveAs parameter to be specified as an alias for command.response_body.

General SDK

  • Various performance improvements throughout the SDK.
  • Removed endpoint providers and now placing service region information directly in service descriptions.
  • Removed client resolvers when creating clients in a client's factory method (this should not have any impact to end users).

Resolved Issues

Change Description

Amazon Simple Storage Service

  • Fixed issue #48 where signing Amazon S3 requests with null or empty metadata resulted in a signature error.
  • Fixed issue #29 where Amazon S3 was intermittently closing a connection.

Supported API Versions

The AWS SDK for PHP 2 supports the following services and API versions:

Service API Version
Amazon CloudFront 2012-05-05
Amazon CloudSearch 2011-02-01
Amazon CloudWatch 2010-08-01
Amazon DynamoDB 2011-12-05
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud 2013-02-01
Amazon Elastic MapReduce 2009-03-31
Amazon Elastic Transcoder 2012-09-25
Amazon ElastiCache 2012-11-15
Amazon Glacier 2012-06-01
Amazon Redshift 2012-12-01
Amazon Relational Database Service 2013-01-10
Amazon Route 53 2012-12-12
Amazon Simple Email Service 2010-12-01
Amazon Simple Notification Service 2010-03-31
Amazon Simple Queue Service 2012-11-05
Amazon Simple Storage Service 2006-03-01
Amazon Simple Workflow Service 2012-01-25
Amazon SimpleDB 2009-04-15
Auto Scaling 2011-01-01
AWS CloudFormation 2010-05-15
AWS Data Pipeline 2012-10-29
AWS Direct Connect 2012-10-25
AWS Elastic Beanstalk 2010-12-01
AWS Identity and Access Management 2010-05-08
AWS Import/Export 2010-06-01
AWS OpsWorks 2013-02-18
AWS Security Token Service 2011-06-15
AWS Storage Gateway 2012-06-30
Elastic Load Balancing 2012-06-01
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