Compare Amazon SQS vs. Apache Kafka

Amazon SQS is ranked 14th in Message Queue (MQ) Software while Apache Kafka is ranked 4th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 1 review. Amazon SQS is rated 0, while Apache Kafka is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Apache Kafka writes "It eases our current data flow and framework". Amazon SQS is most compared with , whereas Apache Kafka is most compared with IBM MQ, ActiveMQ and Solace PubSub+.
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Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a fully managed message queuing service that enables you to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications. SQS eliminates the complexity and overhead associated with managing and operating message oriented middleware, and empowers developers to focus on differentiating work. Using SQS, you can send, store, and receive messages between software components at any volume, without losing messages or requiring other services to be available. Get started with SQS in minutes using the AWS console, Command Line Interface or SDK of your choice, and three simple commands.

SQS offers two types of message queues. Standard queues offer maximum throughput, best-effort ordering, and at-least-once delivery. SQS FIFO queues are designed to guarantee that messages are processed exactly once, in the exact order that they are sent.

Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform, with the following capabilities:

  • It lets you publish and subscribe to streams of records. In this respect it is similar to a message queue or enterprise messaging system.
  • It lets you store streams of records in a fault-tolerant way.
  • It lets you process streams of records as they occur.

Apache Kafka gets used for two broad classes of application:

  • Building real-time streaming data pipelines that reliably get data between systems or applications.
  • Building real-time streaming applications that transform or react to the streams of data.
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