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Amazon Web Services: Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application by Rob Linton

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Chapter 8. Amazon's Queuing and Notification Options

As we have seen, Amazon Web Services provides a highly scalable and flexible environment for running enterprise applications. In the previous chapters, we have looked at migrating our existing applications pretty much unaltered to AWS. However, in this chapter, we will look at two new technologies provided by AWS that we can use to enhance our existing enterprise application.

The first of these is Simple Queue Service (SQS) and the second service we will be looking at is Simple Notification Service (SNS).

Simple Queue Service (SQS)

SQS is a messaging system designed to allow distributed components to communicate and share work in a loosely coupled manner. SQS allows jobs to be created in one part ...

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