Using SQS as a queue to buffer tasks is probably the most common use case for the service. Things can get tricky if these tasks have a wide range of processing durations. Today, I will show you how to implement an SQS consumer that utilizes heartbeats to dynamically extend the visibility timeout to accommodate different processing durations.
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Lambda Event filters are a great addition to our serverless toolbox and allow us to both simplify our code as well as save money. That’s great, but they can also delete messages from your SQS-queues if you’re note careful. In this post I’m going to show you what to watch out for.