If a I have a front end pushing a record to SQS, is there a reason way for the front end to get alerted once SQS has finished processing that record?
Depends on whether or not you have a requirement to surface that data in the UI.
Yeah definitely is a requirement
I was hoping there’s a way out of the box, maybe via the IDs?
“Each message receives a system-assigned message ID that Amazon SQS returns to you in the
A typical pattern to determine if a message has been processed is to have your worker write a record to a database or another durable store once it finishes processing a message, including the message ID in that record.
Then you may query that database to see if your job is listed.
In general what you’re looking for is generally part of a pattern called command/query responsibility separation (CQRS) https://www.redhat.com/architect/illustrated-cqrs
SQS itself provides no visibility into the status of a message in a queue. If you’re looking to have something CQRS-like in a single place, Step Functions might be a viable option