AWS Auto Scaling Policy Types

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AWS Auto Scaling Policies
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Description

This course explores the various auto scaling policies that exist within AWS. We'll cover what each of the policies do, their strengths and weaknesses, and when best to use them. Understanding the ins and outs of these policies will help you save a lot of money and keep your customers happy by removing latency and downtime.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will understand how each of the AWS auto scaling policies works and in what situations they perform best.

Intended Audience

This course is recommended for solutions architects and developers who are working on creating highly available systems within AWS.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should already have a basic working knowledge of AWS.

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows and today we will be talking about the various Autoscaling policies that exist within AWS. 

It is very important to understand what each of the policies do, their strengths and weaknesses, and when best to use them. If you are able to master that, you will have the power to save a lot of money, and keep your customers happy by removing latency and downtime.

If you have any questions about anything I cover in this series please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com

Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com and one of our cloud experts will reply to your question, concern, or comment. 

I would recommend this course for solutions architects and developers who are working on creating highly available systems within AWS. 

After completing this course you will understand how each of the autoscaling policies works, and in what situations they perform best.

You should know how to provision new Amazon EC2 instances, what an AMI is, and what an Autoscaling group is in general.

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About the Author
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Will Meadows
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William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.