Questions tagged [autoscaling]

Autoscaling is the capability of a system to dynamically increase capacity to support higher load, and to subsequently decrease costs to reduce costs. Use this tag to describe questions that discus autoscale, plastic-scale or elastic-scale.

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Terraform | Auto-scaling elasticache_replication_group Redis on AWS

Wanted to ask a question regarding auto-scaling of the redis replication_group I created using terraform. The situation is that I am provisioning a new redis cluster using terraform. But as the ...
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What are best practices for over-committing resources in a staging environment?

Suppose there is a staging environment very strapped for resources as new development, data workloads and other applications grow. Ideally one would like to maintain production parity, even at the ...
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private subnets in an Auto Scaling Group on aws?

I watched a video series wherein the author used 3 private subnets for his Auto Scaling Group, and I also read the premium answer on this forum wherein the author says that you can use both public and ...
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Cloudformation issue with target groups and ASG

I am trying to use cloudformation to setup a ASG and I have a target group which I would like to associate with the ASG. The target group is created okay but when I go to attach it to the ASG I get an ...
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What is the Young's Modulus for EC2? [closed]

Young's Modulus is defined as follows: Young's modulus or Young modulus is a mechanical property that measures the stiffness of a solid material In the case of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the ...
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Aws autoscaling group in private subnet, private communication?

I have a scenario - I have configured my frontend application in one autoscaling group and my backend application is in another autoscaling group. I'm using the load balancer also. But I don't want ...
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kubernetes - load balancing where ressources are available [closed]

I would like to know how could I set up a load balancer at the Kubernetes level so my services point to the pods that have more RAM/CPU resources available, and not randomly. It would be co-existing ...
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Do I need an orchestration tool to autoscale/scale on demand my web service?

I have a stateless web service running in a Docker container. The web service is single threaded. We would like to span new instances of the service when the load reaches a given threshold. Is that a ...
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Auto-scaling, how to securely get code from private repo

I want to setup an auto-scaling configuration but cannot think how I can securely get code from a private repo when I spin up new instances. I obviously don't want to put passwords in startup scripts,...
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Kubernetes auto scaling in cloud environment

Anyone knows if there is a solution to provision (non-managed) autoscaling Kubernetes clusters in the cloud? I am looking for a generic solution that will work in any public cloud and in private data ...
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Autoscaling with Kubernetes daemonset

I have a Kubernetes cluster running on Google Compute Engine. My program uses stateful connections, so I do not want my pods being moved between nodes. Because of this, I am running my workload as ...
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I have an custom AMI and want to run certain config commands at initial boot, depending on the autoscale instance that starts it. How do I do this?

I have a custom AMI that contains the dependencies for several applications. The only difference between the applications is several configuration options that can be configured by a bash script. (i....
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Custom Layer 4 Load Balancer

What are my best options for deploying a load balancer on AWS with the following requirments: Add auto scaling that will start my own EC2 instances. Deploy 3rd party SW on the load balancer. ...
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Suspend autoscaling processes through Cloudformation template

I have the following autoscaling as a Cloudformation template : MyAutoScalingGroup: Type: AWS::AutoScaling::AutoScalingGroup Properties: DesiredCapacity: 1 MinSize: 1 ...
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Autoscaling on GoCD agents without terminating active builds?

At the moment I have an AutoScaling Group (ASG) of GoCD build agents without any scaling policies. I have created some custom metrics that indicate how many build agents are currently idle and I'd ...
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How to run database migrations in an auto-scaled group

We are just about to move from a monolithic architecture to an auto-scaled group and I'm not sure how I should be running my database migrations (Laravel). I am thinking that a script will run when a ...
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Where to start? Scaling PHP applications on AWS

Currently all of our PHP (Laravel) applications are running on one EC2 instance. To deploy code, we SSH onto the live box and pull from CodeCommit. We now need to scale and deploy properly. I'm not ...
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Are distributed distributions like NixOS able to replace docker in terms of autoscaling?

Autoscaling means that the number of instances increases if the load intensifies. Docker is used in for example Kubernetes in order to autoscale. Are distributed distributions like NixOS suitable ...
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What is the ec2 cli command to modify the minimum number of nodes in a scaling group?

I've got an ec2 autoscaling group that starts in the morning and finishes in the evening. I'd like to create a 'button' that people can click to warm up the autoscaling group to run jobs in the middle ...
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Does the “cattle not pets” distinction apply as equally to machine instances as to containers?

There is a great discussion of the Cattle vs Pets distinction from Randy Bias here. Martin Fowler talks about a SnowFlakeServer. In a series of talks, Adrian Cockcroft talks about how they moved ...
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Autoscaling containers using local request counters

Somewhere around I got to know about different approaches which were used to scale our webapp which included Scaling using local request counters. Below that they had written the drawbacks of this ...
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How can I autoscale instances based on Kafka topic lag?

I have autoscaling groups that I want to dynamically scale up/down based on the amount of lag showing in certain Kafka topics. There's a 1:1 relationship between topic and autoscaling group that needs ...
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How to manage Consul and its quorum in auto-scaling environments?

We have auto-scaling Docker environments in which we use Consul for service discovery. These environments can add or remove one instance every few minutes. Our early Consul testing showed that it was ...
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How can I manage changes in desired capacity due to scaling policies in AutoScaling Group state?

How can I manage changes in desired capacity due to scaling policies in AutoScaling Group state in terraform? Specifically, suppose I provision an aws_autoscaling_group resource with terraform with a ...