CHAPTER 6

Auto Scaling

In this chapter, you will

•  Learn what Auto Scaling is

•  Understand the benefits of Auto Scaling

•  Understand various Auto Scaling policies

•  See how to set up Auto Scaling

•  Learn what Elastic Load Balancing is

•  Understand how Elastic Load Balancing works

•  See the various types of load balancing

Auto Scaling is the technology that allows you to scale your workload up and down automatically based on the rules you define. It is one of the innovations that makes the cloud elastic and helps you customize per your own requirements. Using Auto Scaling, you don’t have to over-provision the resources to meet the peak demand. Auto Scaling will spin off and configure new resources automatically and then take the resources ...

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