Azure Storage Queue vs Service Bus

Azure Storage Queue vs Service Bus

This Azure article will discuss the critical differences between Azure Storage Queue and Azure Service Bus Queue. We will do a tabular comparison of the key differences between Azure Storage Queue and Service Bus.

Azure Storage Queue vs Service Bus

Below is a tabular comparison between the Azure storage queue vs Azure service bus queues.

Azure Storage QueueService Bus
Excellent Azure storage Queue service to store more messages. Part of the broader Azure messaging service that supports Subscribe, queuing, and many more patterns.
It is a bit simple and flexible as compared to Azure Service Bus Queue.Bit complex compared to Azure Storage Queue.
No support for ordering here.It supports the ordering (First-in-First-Out) mechanism.
It can support messages up to 1MB in size.Supports less queue size (80 GB) compared to Azure Storage Queue,
Here, it is less and can support message sizes up to 64Kb.Can support messages up to 1MB in size.
The storage queue is more costly than the Service Bus.Service Bus is cheaper than Azure Storage Queue.
Here, you must pay $0.07/GB/Month as the storage cost.You don’t need to pay any additional storage costs.
Supports an unlimited number of queues/namespace.Here it is 10,000 queues/namespace.
Doesn’t support batch operation while sending the message or requests.Service Bus supports the batch operation.
No support for Message auto-forwarding.It supports Message auto-forwarding.
30 Seconds is the default lock duration.60 Seconds is the default lock duration.
Delivery guarantee is at least once.Here, the Delivery guarantee is at least once and At-Most-Once.
The message live time is 7 days max.No limit.
It supports transaction log (Server-side)No support
Azure Storage Queue supports Purge queue.The Purge queue is not supported here.
No support for Message groups.Service Bus supports Message groups.

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Wrapping Up

Well, We discussed the key differences between Azure Storage Queue vs Service Bus. Now, seeing the above differences between Azure Queue vs Service Bus, you can decide whether to use Azure Storage Queue or Azure Service Bus Queue based on your Application requirements. Thanks for reading this article !!!