Customers can now use a new version of the SageMaker XGBoost algorithm that is based on version 0.90 of the open-sourced XGBoost framework. XGBoost is a highly efficient and flexible algorithm for problems in regression, classification, and ranking.

from Recent Announcements https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/new-version-of-sagemaker-xgboost-algorithm-available/