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auto scaling

A feature of cloud computing in which servers are upgraded or downgraded automatically based on traffic. When traffic spikes for a certain period of time, auto scaling creates a new virtual machine (VM) instance to manage it and disengages the VM when the traffic decreases. The downside of auto scaling is increased server provider fees if the extra traffic ended up being false due to a denial of service (DOS) attack. See virtual machine, cloud computing and denial of service attack.
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Load Balancing Advanced (LBA), Monitoring and Auto Scaling can be combined to maintain optimum resources at all times, ensuring efficient management of infrastructure for websites, content distribution and other services subject to sudden spikes in access.
Tough Auto Scaling - allows you to automatically acquire and release machines based on activity levels
On-demand auto scaling feature detects the needs for resources like CPU & RAM on the clients' virtual machines and scales them on the fly depending upon the requirement of the website/application.
The combination of such green technologies (CloudFuzion with Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure) minimizes cash output through greater energy efficiency, reduced cooling costs, auto scaling, budget management and hardware reduction.
Variety of customization options allow for creating fully original chart design through adjusting its width and height, RGD color coding of chart elements, highlighting data points, defining axis colors and styles, auto scaling axis, showing/hiding as well as placing and customizing chart title and legend, using a stacked chart option, and allowing for chart zoom.
NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the public beta of new features for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2): Amazon CloudWatch, a web service for monitoring AWS cloud resources, Auto Scaling for automatically growing and shrinking Amazon EC2 capacity based on demand, and Elastic Load Balancing for distributing incoming traffic across Amazon EC2 compute instances.
Its unique design adapts with auto scaling to fit the 7-inch screen based on the monitoring options specified, resulting in a full screen image.
The PRX 120 offers many versatile features that provide flexibility in application and confidence in sensing, including: alarm condition (over/under-speed), auto scaling, error detection, a broad sensing range (6-60,000 RPM/1 pulse per revolution; 1.
Other important features for wide-format work flow, including print preview and auto scaling, allow users to save media and easily format images to the desired output size.
The Splash PCI 3000 for the Xerox Xpress line of large format printers includes Auto Scaling, Image Centering, Rotation, Step-and-Repeat (nesting), and the Instant Reprint feature which eliminates the need to re-RIP a file that has been previously RIP'ed and saved.
Auto Scaling -- The auto scaling feature automatically enlarges the screen image to eliminate the border typically produced on LCDs when changing resolutions.
Auto Scaling -- The auto scaling feature on the LCD 151A automatically enlarges the screen image to eliminate the border typically produced on LCDs when changing resolutions.