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Amazon Kinesis Streams

The following list details the differences for using this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region compared to other AWS regions:

  • You can use Amazon Kinesis Streams, but Amazon Kinesis Firehose and Amazon Kinesis Analytics aren't available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

For more information about Amazon Kinesis Streams, see the Amazon Kinesis documentation.

ITAR Boundary

The ITAR boundary defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-regulated data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. You must comply with the boundaries in order to maintain ITAR compliance. If you do not have any ITAR-regulated data in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted

ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted

  • All data entered, stored and processed in Amazon Kinesis Streams can contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • Do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

    • Stream names

If you are processing ITAR-regulated data with this service, use the SSL (HTTPS) endpoint to maintain ITAR compliance. For a list of endpoints, see AWS GovCloud (US) Endpoints.

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