Hyperscale Messaging in .NET with Amazon's Simple Queuing Service (SQS): "Hyperscale Messaging in .NET with Amazon's Simple Queuing Service (SQS)
Amazon SQS makes queuing messages across organizations over HTTP a snap with its Web service interface and Amazon-backed infrastructure. This article walks you through the process to get started using Amazon SQS to create and control queues and messages.
by Gautam Shah
December 14, 2006
Message Queuing (MQ) has long been a foundation for applications that require asynchronous and disconnected communications. Implementations of Message Queuing such as Microsoft's MSMQ, IBM's WebSphere MQ, TIBCO's Rendezvous, and Progress Sonic's SonicMQ are all mature, highly reliable, and highly scalable. Now, Amazon, in a new bid to sell its capabilities as services, has entered the fray with its Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)."