AWS Code Sample
Catalog demonstrates how to create a queue with a default 20 second to wait between retrieving messages. This will reduce the number of empty responses returned and thus your bill.

# Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. # # Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You # may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of # the License is located at # # # # or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is # distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF # ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific # language governing permissions and limitations under the License. import boto3 # Create SQS client sqs = boto3.client('sqs') # Create a SQS queue with long polling enabled response = sqs.create_queue( QueueName='SQS_QUEUE_NAME', Attributes={'ReceiveMessageWaitTimeSeconds': '20'} ) print(response['QueueUrl'])

Sample Details

Service: sqs

Last tested: 2018-08-01

Author: jschwarzwalder (AWS)

Type: full-example

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