AWS, SQS, Alpakka, Akka Streams – go reactive – Part 1

I am going to write a series of a few posts about the transition from the basic AWS ElasticBeanstalk SQS integration to the more generic, reactive model. Transition means that we have a current state that we want to change. So let’s start with the basic AWS SQS integration. Amazon SQS is a HTTP-based managed service responsible for handling message queues. It offers two kinds of queues: standard queues (maximum throughput, at-least-once delivery) and FIFO queues (preserving messages order, exactly-once delivery). Just for

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ElasticMQ – the SQS power available locally

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a distributed message queuing service. It is similar to other well-known messaging solutions like RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, etc. but it is hosted by Amazon. It is a really fast, configurable and relatively simple messaging solution. In my current company we strongly rely on the AWS infrastructure. One major Amazon cloud component we use is the SQS (Simple Queue Service). It allows us to decouple components in the application. We also send lots of notification through SQS

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