What is the difference between Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS?

Amazon SQS stands for Simple Queue Service. Whereas, Amazon SNS stands for Simple Notification Service.
SQS is used for implementing Messaging Queue solutions in an application. We can decouple the applications in cloud by using SQS. Since all the messages are stored redundantly in SQS, it minimizes the chance of losing any message.
SNS is used for implementing Push notifications to a large number of users. With SNS we can deliver messages to Amazon SQS, AWS Lambda or any HTTP endpoint. Amazon SNS is widely used in sending messages to mobile devices as well. It can even send SMS messages to cell phones.

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