Amazon recently announced the support for version 6.3 (opens new window) (and 5.6) for AWS Elasticsearch.

They also improved the upgrade mechanism to automatically upgrade Elasticsearch clusters with zero downtime, without any hustle on your side.

See the official blog post  (opens new window)for instructions on how to do in-place version upgrades. You won't need to do any upgrades manually from now on.

Last Updated: 7/14/2019, 2:35:30 PM