Amazon SQS - AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon SQS

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a fully managed message queuing service that makes it easy to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications. Amazon SQS moves data between distributed application components and helps you decouple these components. Amazon SQS resources cannot be tagged.

How Amazon Simple Queue Service Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Amazon SQS tagging is available only in AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region. For more information, see Tagging information.

Documentation for Amazon Simple Queue Service

Amazon SQS 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

Amazon SQS message contents

Amazon SQS metadata is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data. This metadata includes all configuration data that you enter when setting up and maintaining your queues.

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

  • Queue Name

  • Queue Configuration

  • Queue Policy Document

  • Queue Permissions