Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF) vs AWS Step Functions vs Amazon SQS

2021-08-31T08:39:04+00:00

Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF) A web service that makes it easy to coordinate work across distributed application components. In Amazon SWF, tasks represent invocations of logical steps in applications. Tasks are processed by workers which are programs that interact with Amazon SWF to get tasks, process them, and return their results. The coordination of tasks involves managing execution dependencies, scheduling, and concurrency in accordance with the logical flow of the application. AWS Step Functions A fully managed service that makes it easy to coordinate the components of distributed applications and microservices using visual workflows. You define state machines that describe [...]