Amazon Elasticsearch Services announces support for Elasticsearch versions 6.8 and 7.1
Amazon Elasticsearch Service now supports open source Elasticsearch versions 6.8 and 7.1 and their corresponding Kibana versions. Elasticsearch 6.8 is the final minor 6.x release and is the upgrade path for 7.x. Elasticsearch 7.1 is a major release and provides improved resiliency and scalability, and more efficient query processing.
Source:: Amazon AWS