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Amazon SNS

Fully managed pub/sub messaging for microservices and serverless applications by Amazon


Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a highly available, durable, secure, fully managed pub/sub messaging service that enables you to decouple microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications. Amazon SNS provides topics for high-throughput, push-based, many-to-many messaging. Using Amazon SNS topics, your publisher systems can fan out messages to a large number of subscriber endpoints for parallel processing, including Amazon SQS queues, AWS Lambda functions, and HTTP/S webhooks. Additionally, SNS can be used to fan out notifications to end users using mobile push, SMS, and email.

Reliably deliver messages with durability

Amazon SNS uses cross availability zone message storage to provide high message durability. All messages published to Amazon SNS are stored redundantly across multiple geographically separated servers and data centers. Amazon SNS reliably delivers messages to all supported AWS endpoints.

Automatically scale your workload

Amazon SNS leverages AWS to dynamically scale with your application. Amazon SNS is a fully managed service, taking care of the heavy lifting related to capacity planning, provisioning, monitoring, and patching. The service is designed to handle high-throughput, bursty traffic patterns.

Keep messages private and secure

Amazon SNS ensures that data is encrypted in transit by applying Amazon ATS certificates to support its HTTPS API, and can also encrypt data at rest by using AWS KMS keys. Amazon SNS supports use in regulated markets, and is in-scope with programs, including HIPAA, PCI, ISO, FIPS, SOC and FedRAMP.