Guidelines and Quotas - Amazon Forecast

Guidelines and Quotas

The following sections contain information about Amazon Forecast guidelines and quotas.

Supported AWS Regions

For a list of AWS Regions that support Forecast, see AWS Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

Compliance

For more information about Forecast compliance programs, see AWS Compliance, AWS Compliance Programs, and AWS Services in Scope by Compliance Program.

Service Quotas

Forecast has the following service quotas.

Quotas Imposed by the CreateDatasetImportJob API
Resource Default Limit
Maximum number of files in your Amazon S3 bucket 10,000
Maximum cumulative size of all files in your Amazon S3 bucket 30 GB
Maximum number of datasets in a dataset group 3 (1 for each type)
Maximum number of rows in a dataset 1 billion

Maximum number of columns in a target time series dataset

(required columns + additional forecast dimensions)

13 (3 + 10)

Maximum number of columns in a related time series dataset

(required columns + additional forecast dimensions + related features)

25 (2 + 10 + 13)
Maximum number of columns in an item metadata dataset 10
Quotas Imposed by the CreatePredictor API
Resource Default Limit
Maximum NumberOfBacktestWindows (EvaluationParameters) 5

Maximum number of forecasts per predictor

(number of items X number of unique values across forecast dimensions in the target time series dataset)

1,000,000 across all target time series items and dimensions.

(For instance, you can have 1,000,000 items, or 100 items in 10,000 locations, or 100 items in 100 warehouses in 100 cities.)

If you exceed 100,000 items, Forecast supports yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily frequencies instead of more granular frequencies (such as hourly).

Forecast horizon The lesser of 500 data points or 1/3 of the target time series dataset length
General Resource Quotas
Resource Default Limit
Maximum parallel running CreateDatasetImportJob tasks 3
Maximum parallel running CreatePredictor tasks 3
Maximum parallel running CreateForecast tasks 3
Maximum number of dataset import jobs 1000
Maximum number of dataset groups 500
Maximum number of datasets 1500
Maximum number of predictors 500
Maximum number of forecasts

10

Maximum number of forecast export jobs 1000
Maximum number of parallel forecast export jobs 3
Maximum time for which a forecast can be queried on (console or QueryForecast API) 30 days
Maximum number of tags you can add to a resource 50
Maximum number of forecasts that can be queried using the QueryForecast API

10 concurrent forecasts, including 5 created with large datasets (anything over 20GB or 100,000 items).

If you have more than 5 forecasts created with large datasets, QueryForecast can access only the 5 most recent large dataset forecasts.