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Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)

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Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a pay-per-use web service for storing messages in transit between computers. Continued…

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“SQS can also provide first-in, first-out queues, which allow developers to guarantee that messages process in the exact order they are sent — and process exactly one time.” – Chris Moyer

Learning Center
Work Lambda into Amazon SQS queues to prevent backlogs
Optimize Amazon SQS queues with FIFO processing, Lambda and CloudWatch to boost developer appeal and meet microservices demands.

Find an AWS messaging service to fit your needs
AWS messaging services meet different enterprise needs. Choose carefully between Amazon SQS and SNS to ensure you’re using the right system for the job.

When and how to use a FIFO queue in SQS
Using a FIFO queue in Amazon SQS processes items in an orderly way. But use it with the wrong workload and scalability issues will create disorder.

Using Amazon SQS for scalable applications
Amazon SQS, or Simple Queue Service, is a managed, on-demand message queuing tool. It has a few benefits over other queuing systems such as Apache ActiveMQ, Rabbitmq and Redis.

SQS queue workarounds for AWS Lambda functions
AWS Lambda was not designed to integrate with messages from an SQS queue. But Developers figured out several alternatives, such as polling the queue, to achieve a similar result.

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