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Amazon Translate

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

  • Automatic source language detection using Amazon Comprehend is not available in AWS GovCloud (US) region.

  • The default throttling limits for AWS GovCloud (US) are set to 5000 Bytes per 10 seconds per language pair and 10 transactions per second per language pair. You can request an increase for any of the limits using the Amazon Translate service limits increase form.

  • The Amazon Translate endpoint does not yet support FIPS 140-2.

For more information about Amazon Translate, see the Amazon Translate 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 input text and all language pairs (source language and target language) processed by Amazon Translate can contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • None

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