Amazon SQS

Updated: Jun 21, 2020

This article talks about Amazon SQS, its features and its types in a summarized way.


What is Amazon SQS?

Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a fully managed queue service by Amazon web services. It simply stores and sends messages between software components. SQS enables to decouple micro-services, distributed and server-less applications. It is a scale-able and cost-effective service. There is no upfront cost and one can pay as per usage.

The below illustration shows that a queue having multiple messages being sent from one application component to other.