What Is Amazon SQS?
Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service) is a message queue service that enables application components to communicate with each other by exchanging messages. This is widely used to build event-driven systems or decouple services on AWS.
Features of Amazon SQS
Message persistence: Messages are stored in queues until they are delivered or deleted by the sending or receiving endpoints.
Guaranteed message delivery: Messages are delivered at least once and in the same order as they are sent.
Message redelivery: If a message is not acknowledged, it will be resent up to three times before being deleted from the queue.
Visibility timeout: Messages can be set to expire and deleted after a set amount of time, even if they have not been delivered yet.
Benefits of Amazon SQS
Amazon SQS is a highly reliable and scalable message queuing service that enables you to reliably connect your applications. It provides the following benefits: