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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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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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 ...