In my last post regarding AWS, I had explained how to launch Amazon ECS cluster including cloud formation, VPC and subnet creation, ELB and ECS security group creation, auto scaling group, launch configuration, elastic load balancer creation with the help of sample app by creating a task definition, scheduling tasks and configuring a cluster through Amazon ECS First Run Wizard.
In this blog, I will talk about auto scaling means how to
- Scale in / scale out EC2 instance in a cluster.
- Scale in / scale out containers(tasks) for a particular service.
Auto scaling is very helpful, as configuring EC2 instance in a auto scaling group or deploying and managing different containers of a same micro service manually is a lot complicated. It can take a lot of time and efforts to do that, but Amazon EC2 Container Service make it easier as it provide one click auto scaling…
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