Auto Scale: All Articles


- Getting Started -

When you're creating new Rackspace cloud resources it's important to understand what a region is and how to use regions effectively. What is a Region? A region is a collection of one or more data centers with a low latency,...
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Programming

Ruby Version Manager (RVM) is a command-line tool that enables you to easily install, manage, and work with multiple Ruby environments. RVM includes the Ruby interpreter and RubyGems to enable users to work on projects with...
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Scaling and High Availability

Cooldowns enforce a period of time between possible actions. Auto Scale has the following types of cooldowns:Group CooldownsPolicy CooldownsNote: Cooldowns are mainly relevant to event-based scaling policies because those...
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In the previous section (Creating Scaling Groups), you learned how to set the parameters for scaling policies through scaling group configuration. In this section we will discuss the Auto Scale current policy options and how...
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About the Auto Scale Control PanelCreate a Scaling GroupIn the preceding section (Concepts), we reviewed what Auto Scale does and the core concepts that drive it. In this section we will discuss how to set the parameters for...
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ServersScaling GroupsCooldownsScaling PoliciesLoad BalancersIn the Introduction to Rackspace Auto Scale, we reviewed an outline of what you can do with Auto Scale and what is required for its setup. In this section we will...
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Welcome to Rackspace Auto Scale - the easy way to scale your cloud resources up or down in response to an increase or decrease in overall workload and based on your defined thresholds.What You Will Learn in this GuideWhat You Can...
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Rackspace Auto Scale automatically scales resources that are allocated to your application up or down based on user-defined need. Scaling events can be based on scaling rules that you define through your monitoring system, or on...
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AgentA monitoring daemon that resides on the server being monitored. The agent gathers metrics based on agent checks and pushes them to Cloud Monitoring.Agent tokenAn authentication token used to identify the agent when it...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Auto Scale. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported. API...
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You can use Auto Scale and RackConnect for “cloud bursting”: adding cloud servers dynamically in response to demand, and removing them after they are no longer needed. This article provides information about configuring Auto...
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Table of Contents How an Invalid Load Balancer can Prevent Scaling How to Delete Scaling Groups with Missing Servers How the ServiceNet Dependency Can Cause Server Creation to Fail How to Connect Auto Scale to a...
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IntroductionWith advancements in technology infrastructure, WiFi availability and application performance, the mobile web is faster than ever. In spite of these improvements, mobile devices sometimes hit dead zones...
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