Amazon SQS FIFO versus Amazon MQ

23 Oct 2020

Learn how Amazon SQS FIFO differs from Amazon MQ.

Amazon SQS FIFO Amazon MQ
Scaling

3000 msg/sec (batch wirte)

80 msg/sec; can be increased with a network of brokers

Max. message size

256 KB

limited by disk space

Persistence

up to 14 days

forever (up to 200 GB)

Replication

Multi-AZ

Multi-AZ (optional)

Order guarantee

yes

yes

Delivery guarantee

up to the consumer

exactly once; supports distributed (XA) transactions

Pricing

per message

per broker hour + used storage

Protocols

AWS Rest API

JMS, AMQP, MQTT, STOMP, OpenWire

AWS Integrations

Lambda

n/a

License

AWS only

open source (Apache ActiveMQ)

Encryption at rest

yes

yes

Encryption in transit

yes

yes