Tag Archives: Message Queuing

AWS SQS: Part 1 – Introduction for Developers and Architects

Explore the fundamentals of Amazon SQS, a cornerstone of message queuing within the AWS ecosystem. Learn about its application in microservices, distributed systems, and serverless functions, including the types of queues available, message lifecycle, and the unique features and benefits that SQS offers. Discover how SQS ensures high throughput, system reliability, controlled message delivery, and robust security, making it an essential tool for scalable, reliable, and efficient message handling.

When to use AWS SQS: Strategically Selecting the Optimal Messaging Solution (Strategic Decision-Making: Part 2)

AWS Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a cornerstone in cloud computing, providing robust solutions for messaging and queuing challenges. This post takes a deep dive into the realms where SQS excels, from order processing systems to distributed transaction processing. However, understanding when to pivot towards alternatives like SNS, Kinesis, or Kafka is just as crucial. Uncover the scenarios where SQS is the optimal choice and the circumstances that call for a different strategy.