Amazon SQS announces support for JSON protocol

Today, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) announces support for JSON protocol, enabling lower latency and improved performance for SQS customers. Based on AWS performance tests for a 5KB message payload, JSON protocol for Amazon Simple Queue Service reduces end-to-end message processing latency by up to 23% and reduces application client side CPU and memory usage. Amazon SQS is a fully managed message queuing service that enables you to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications. 

Source:: Amazon AWS