Amazon SQS FIFO versus Amazon SNS

23 Oct 2020

Learn how Amazon SQS FIFO differs from Amazon SNS.

Amazon SQS FIFO Amazon SNS
Scaling

3000 msg/sec (batch wirte)

infinite

Max. message size

256 KB

256 KB

Persistence

up to 14 days

no

Replication

Multi-AZ

Multi-AZ

Order guarantee

yes

no

Delivery guarantee

up to the consumer

at least once

Pricing

per message

per message

Protocols

AWS Rest API

AWS Rest API

AWS Integrations

Lambda

Lambda, SQS, webhook

License

AWS only

AWS only

Encryption at rest

yes

yes

Encryption in transit

yes

yes