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Sep 15 2017   3:58PM GMT

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)

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Pull notifications

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a cloud service for coordinating the delivery of push messages from software applications to subscribing endpoints and clients. Continued…

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“Push architectures can reduce CPU and network usage and bring greater energy efficiency to mobile devices.” – George Lawton

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Quiz Yourself
_______ notfications are CPU-intensive because they must continually poll a remote server.
a. Push
b. Pull
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