Application Auto Scaling - AWS GovCloud (US)

Application Auto Scaling

Application Auto Scaling is a web service for developers and system administrators who need a solution for automatically scaling their scalable resources for individual AWS services beyond Amazon EC2.

How Application Auto Scaling Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Using Amazon EventBridge with Application Auto Scaling events (Scaled to Max) in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions is not currently supported.

  • Application Auto Scaling notifications are not currently supported in the AWS Personal Health Dashboard in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions.

  • Application Auto Scaling can scale the following resources in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region:

    • Amazon ECS services

    • Amazon DynamoDB tables and global secondary indexes

    • Amazon EMR clusters

    • AppStream 2.0 fleets

    • Amazon Aurora Replicas

    • SageMaker endpoint variants

    • Amazon Comprehend document classification endpoints

    • Lambda function provisioned concurrency

  • Application Auto Scaling can scale the following resources in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region:

    • Amazon ECS services

    • Amazon DynamoDB tables and global secondary indexes

    • Amazon EMR clusters

    • Amazon Aurora Replicas

    • Lambda function provisioned concurrency

Documentation for Application Auto Scaling

For more information about anything in the above list, see the documentation for the specific service at AWS documentation.

For information about scaling Amazon EC2 instances in AWS GovCloud (US), see Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling in this guide.

For more information about AWS Auto Scaling and Application Auto Scaling, see AWS Auto Scaling documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, 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
  • This service boundary exists entirely within the GovCloud regions and all export-controlled Content entered, processed, and created within Service will exist in the GovCloud regions.

  • Auto Scaling is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • For example, do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

    • Scaling policy names

    • Scaling policy configuration