More than just event bus — EventBridge drill down. EventBridge might be based on an event bus, but it’s becoming a better way to connect across accounts and services. Let’s drill in.
EventBridge might be based on an event bus, but it’s becoming a better way to connect across accounts and services. Let’s drill in.
Originally published on Altostra.
EventBridge drill down
A few months ago we discussed which AWS service you could use to deploy a Pub-Sub solution and mentioned EventBridge as a leading candidate. But EventBridge capabilities make it more than just another event bus, and we’d like to drill down these options.
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