Integrating Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS

One of the key features of Amazon SQS is that it can easily be integrated with other AWS services, such as Amazon SNS. Why would I need something like that? To begin with, let us quickly recap the things we have learned so far about both SNS and SQS:

Amazon SNS

Amazon SQS

Leverages the push mechanism

Leverages the polling mechanism

Amazon SNS messages can push messages to mobile devices or other subscribers directly

Amazon SQS needs a worker to poll the messages

Persistence of messages is not supported

Amazon SQS supports message persistence which can come in really handy if you can't reach your consumers due to a network failure

 

From the table, it is easy to see that both ...

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