AWS Database Blog

Category: Auto Scaling

Schedule scaling for Amazon Aurora replicas using AWS Application Auto Scaling

In this post, we demonstrate how to modify the Amazon Aurora reader auto scaling configuration on a schedule using AWS Application Auto Scaling, on top of the existing auto scaling policies. When your application grows, the load on your database will most likely grow as your application saves larger amounts of data. Whether it’s the […]

How to manage AWS Auto Scaling policies easily with tag-based scaling plans

AWS Auto Scaling can scale your AWS resources up and down dynamically based on their traffic patterns. However, a typical application stack has many resources, and managing the individual AWS Auto Scaling policies for all these resources can be an organizational challenge. With scaling plans, you can automate the creation of AWS Auto Scaling policies […]

How to use AWS CloudFormation to configure auto scaling for Amazon DynamoDB tables and indexes

A best practice for the deployment of AWS resources is to use a configuration system that treats your infrastructure as code. Infrastructure as code is a key enabler of DevOps practices, which bring developers and operations together to collaborate on automating application delivery at scale. By modeling your entire infrastructure as code in AWS CloudFormation […]