EventBridge vs. SNS Cheat Sheet

EventBridgeSNS
Latency≥ 0.5sNot specified (push notification)
TargetsMany AWS services, event bus on other AWS accountsSome AWS services, HTTP(S) targets, email, SMS
3rd Party EventsYesNo
CloudTrail EventsYesNo
Content-based FilteringYes (numeric / prefix / IP address / existence / etc.)No, only by message attributes
Schema Registry & DiscoveryYesNo
Input TransformerYes, extract and transform event before sending to targetNo
Guaranteed DeliveryYes, will retry for 24 hours then mark as failedYes, will retry according to retry policy
Event OrderingBest try, no guaranteeBest try, no guarantee

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