The instructor is stating that SQS is "Poll-based". Is it correct?
SQS is poll based, here is the different poll options: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSSimpleQueueService/latest/SQSDeveloperGuide/sqs-short-and-long-polling.html
that bonus tip changed my life completely
Oh my goodness! I so agree! Microwaves and "even heating" I wish I had known that long ago 🙂