You can now use new versions of Apache Spark (2.2.0), Apache Hive (2.3.0), and Apache Flink (1.3.1) on Amazon EMR release 5.8.0. Spark 2.2.0 resolved over 1,100 tickets, including the general availability of Structured Streaming, new machine learning algorithms in MLlib, and improvements to Spark’s cost-based optimizer. Hive 2.3.0 and Flink 1.3.1 contain bug fixes and improvements. Additionally, you can now store workflow files for Apache Oozie in Amazon S3 and the AWS SDK used by applications on your cluster is now upgraded to 1.11.160.