SNS is a managed messaging service developed by AWS and supported by Scaleway Messaging and Queuing. It is often coupled to work with SQS.
SNS (Simple Notification Service) was released in 2010. It enables users to interconnect their applications and systems using a publish/subscribe pattern. Many publishers can send messages to topics, while consumers, e.g. applications, can subscribe to topics to receive all (or a subset) of messages sent to this topic. Scaleway Messaging and Queuing makes it easy to migrate your SNS-connected applications by providing a dedicated protocol gateway.
Before you can start using SNS with Scaleway Messaging and Queuing, you must first activate it. You can do this in a few clicks from the Scaleway console by following our how-to. Alternatively, you can also use the Scaleway API.
Once you have activated SNS, the next step is to create credentials that give your applications permission to connect to the Scaleway Messaging and Queuing service.
Credentials are scoped to your SQS service at Project-level. You can choose to give each set of credentials the required level of permissions:
- Read: receive messages from queues and topics.
- Write: send messages to queues and publish in topics.
- Manage: create or edit resources (such as queues and topics).
All further actions including creating, listing and managing topics, sending messages etc. can be done using the AWS CLI or AWS SDKs. Check out our documentation to help you get started with the AWS CLI or AWS SDKs.
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