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SQS Cloud Service is intended to represent a single queue and its corresponding properties, permissions, and messages. It is an Amazon web service that provides a distributed queue messaging service. It allows for the movement of data between distributed components of applications that perform different tasks without losing messages or requiring each component to be continuously available.
The RightScale Dashboard makes creating and managing AWS SQS queues very simple. Follow this tutorial to configure a queue.
Note: This is a new UI implementation of a currently supported feature. The older version will still be supported. For information on the older version, see Queues.
When you click on a queue, you will be taken to the SQS Queue Info tab. This page shows the available messages in the queue, messages that are being delivered, and the messages that are delayed. General displays the URL, Amazon Resource Name (ARN), as well as the date the queue was created and last modified. Settings allows you to edit how long the message will display before it timing out, how long the message will retain in the queue, how large the message size will be, and how long the message will delay before sending.
Next to the Info tab is the Messages tab. From this tab you can create and manage messages in the queue. To create a new message,
The Permissions tab of a queue allows you to manage which RightScale users can view the messages of a queue. You can specify which users can receive, delete, send, or view various other aspects of the queue.
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