Manage message queues using Amazon SQS

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Manage message queues using Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) offers a fast, reliable and scalable queues for storing messages. By using Amazon SQS, you can move data between distributed components of your applications that perform different tasks without losing messages or requiring each component to be always available. A queue is a temporary repository for messages that are awaiting processing.

During this introductory lab you will learn how to create and delete a SQS queue, send queue messages, and retrieve and delete them.

You'll build and learn following these steps:

Log In to the Amazon Web Service Console

Your first step to start the laboratory experience

Create a SQS Queue

How to create a message queue using AWS SQS

Send messages to a SQS queue

Understand the anatomy of a SQS message and send your first one

Poll for SQS messages

Check the SQS queue and open a queued message

Delete a queue message

Remove a fetched message from the queue

Delete a SQS queue

Destroy a SQS queue.