Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2014


Autoscaling best practices

How did we survive the peak

This talk will cover the basics of autoscaling, different types of auto-scaling, and how you can use your metrics to take good auto-scaling decisions. Targeted to entry level to mid level auto-scaling users.

  • What is autoscaling
  • Different kinds of traffic peak scenarios
  • Autoscaling reactive vs proactive
  • Autoscaling with external tools - Rightscale, Autoscale API, Heat, Ceilometer
  • Autoscaling with your metrics - Graphite, Provisioning, Configuration Management


Marc Cluet