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Amazon SQS

Amazon Simple Queue Service is the default choice to communicate data between services on AWS.


SQS comes in two flavors: Standard and FIFO.

Standard FIFO
Delivery ⩾1 =1
Order preserved
Pricing Lower 🙂 Higher 🙁

Visibility timeout

Defines how much time the receiver has to process the message and acknowledge it. If the receiver fails to acknowledge the message before timeout expires, the message becomes available for processing again.

Creating a queue

Before using an SQS queue, you have to create it. platonic is not responsible for creating queues. Please use one of:

Whatever solution you choose, platonic-sqs will require the unique identifier — the URL — of your queue.