AWS GovCloud (US)
User Guide

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

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

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. 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 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 Data 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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