AWS Blog lets us know that Amazon Linux AMI 2016.09 is now available. It comes with a variety of updates, such as Nginx 1.10, PHP 7, and PostgreSQL 9.5 and Python 3.5. Another thing that got quite a bit of improvement is the boot time of the Amazon Linux AMI instances. Here’s a comparison chart:
Read about all the changes in the release notes.
P.S.: I’m still stuck with Amazon AMI on a few of my instances, but in general I have to remind all of you to NOT use the Amazon AMI. You’ve been warned.