Posted On: Jul 14, 2020

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) now supports Kubernetes version 1.17 for all clusters. 

Kubernetes is rapidly evolving, with frequent feature releases and bug fixes. Highlights of the Kubernetes 1.17 release include Cloud Provider Labels, ResourceQuotaScopeSelectors, TaintNodesByCondition, Finalizer protection, and CSI Topology graduating to generally available. Additionally, the Windows containers RunAsUsername feature is now in beta, allowing you to run Windows applications in a container as a different username than the default. Learn more about Kubernetes version 1.17 in the Kubernetes project release notes

Learn more about the Kubernetes versions available for production workloads on Amazon EKS and how to update your cluster to version 1.17 in the EKS documentation