Cloud Computing Using AWS 10

AWS Management Services

AWS SQS – Standard Queue

  • Fully managed
  • Scales from 1 message per second to 10,000s per second
  • Default retention of messages: 4 days, maximum of 14 days
  • No limit to how many messages can be in the queue
  • Low latency (<10 ms on publish and receive)
  • Horizontal scaling in terms of number of consumers
  • Can have duplicate messages (at least once delivery, occasionally)
  • Can have out of order messages (best effort ordering)
  • Limitation of 256KB per message sent