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Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

  • Email service, meant to support marketing, notification, & transactional emails
  • Pay as you go model
  • Can also be used to receive emailsIncoming emails can 
    • be delivered automatically to an S3 Bucket
      • trigger Lambda Functions
      • trigger SNS notifications

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SES

SES

  • SES is for email only
  • SES can be used for incoming / outgoing email
  • SES is not subscription based, you only need to know the email address

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SNS

SNS 

  • SNS supports multiple formats (SMS, SQS, HTTP, email)
  • SNS is push notifications only
  • SNS uses a Pub-Sub model, consumers must subscribe to a topic
  • SNS can fan out messages to a large number of recipients (e.g. multiple clients, each with their own SQS queue)