Today, we are announcing the public preview of Amazon Linux 2022 (AL2022), Amazon’s new general purpose Linux for AWS that is designed to provide a secure, stable and high-performance execution environment to develop and run your cloud applications. Starting with AL2022, a new Amazon Linux major version will be available every two years and each version will be supported for five years. Customers will also be able to take advantage of quarterly updates via minor releases and use the latest software for their applications. Finally, AL2022 provides the ability to lock to a specific version of the Amazon Linux package repository giving customers control over how and when they absorb updates.
Source:: Amazon AWS