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Amazon SNS Standard versus Amazon MSK

25 Nov 2020

Learn how Amazon SNS Standard differs from Amazon MSK.

Amazon SNS Standard Amazon MSK
Scaling

not disclosed (default soft limit depends on region; e.g., 9000 msg/sec in eu-west-1)

30 brokers per cluster; you need add/remove brokers and reassign partitions manually

Max. message size

256 KB

configurable (default 1 MB)

Persistence

no

forever (up to 16384 GiB per broker)

Replication

Multi-AZ

Multi-AZ (optional)

Order guarantee

no

within a partition

Delivery guarantee

at least once

up to the consumer

Pricing

per message

per broker hour + provisioned storage

Protocols

AWS Rest API

Kafka protocol

AWS Integrations

Lambda, SQS, webhook

n/a

License

AWS only

open source (Apache Kafka)

Encryption at rest

yes

yes

Encryption in transit

yes

yes