Integrate Amazon SQS with Amazon CloudWatch

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About Amazon SQS

Amazon SQS is a fully managed message queuing service. It offers reliable, highly scalable, reliable messaging and transaction processing that lets you decouple tasks or processes that must communicate.

About Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS.

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Connect Amazon SQS + Amazon CloudWatch in easier way

It's easy to connect Amazon SQS + Amazon CloudWatch without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Queue

    Triggers when you add a new queue

  • New Log

    Triggers when a new log is created.

  • Actions
  • Create JSON Message

    Create a new JSON message using data from the source trigger

  • Create Message

    Create a new message.

  • Create Queue

    Create a new queue

  • Enable Alarm

    Enable Alarm

How Amazon SQS & Amazon CloudWatch Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Amazon SQS as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Amazon CloudWatch as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Amazon SQS to Amazon CloudWatch.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon SQS

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS. is a distributed queueing service offered by that enables reliable, highly scalable message passing between computer applications or microservices. Amazon SQS moves the burden of dealing with failure from the application to Amazon SQS which ensures availability of messages and automatically recovers from any failures.

Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources. It provides metrics on the utilization, performance, and health of AWS resources such as their CPU load, memory usage, disk writes and reads, etc. CloudWatch is an integral part of other AWS services like Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS. or Amazon DynamoDB. Using Amazon CloudWatch can ensure that your services are operating at optimal levels.

Integration of Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon SQS can be integrated with Amazon CloudWatch using notifications. For example, you can use Amazon SQS to notify your applications when a message has been received by your application. You can then use Amazon CloudWatch to monitor the status of your application. This approach ensures that you do not miss any notifications and are also notified if there are any issues with your application. So basically, you can use Amazon SQS to push information to CloudWatch and use it to monitor the status of your services.

Benefits of Integration of Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch

The benefits of integrating Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch are:

  • Reliable Message Delivery

Using the message notification feature in Amazon SQS, you can send messages through the queue to notify the application when the message has been received and processed successfully. Using this approach ensures reliable message delivery by tracking the status of the message throughout its lifecycle and notifying the application if there are any issues with processing or if the message was not processed successfully.

  • Improved Reliability and Availability of Services

Using Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch together improves the reliability and availability of your services by enabling your application to handle failures gracefully. For example, if a request fails entirely, Amazon SQS will return an error response back to the requester so it does not have to rely on retry logic to detect errors or failures. Therefore, using a combination of notifications using Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch, you can reduce your application’s reliance on retry logic. This makes your application more reliable and faster by reducing server response times.

  • Enhanced Monitoring Capabilities

The integration of Amazon SQS with AWS CloudWatch enables you to monitor your applications and services in real-time using various metrics provided by AWS CloudWatch. For example, you can monitor the number of messages in your queue, average response time for each message or number of failed requests for a given time period using AWS CloudWatch metrics. This provides you with valuable insights into your service usage patterns as well as enables you to gain insight into how your services are performing over time.

The process to integrate Amazon SQS and Amazon CloudWatch may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm