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Amazon Elastic MapReduce
API Reference (API Version 2009-03-31)

ScalingConstraints

The upper and lower EC2 instance limits for an automatic scaling policy. Automatic scaling activities triggered by automatic scaling rules will not cause an instance group to grow above or below these limits.

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MaxCapacity

The upper boundary of EC2 instances in an instance group beyond which scaling activities are not allowed to grow. Scale-out activities will not add instances beyond this boundary.

Type: Integer

Required: Yes

MinCapacity

The lower boundary of EC2 instances in an instance group below which scaling activities are not allowed to shrink. Scale-in activities will not terminate instances below this boundary.

Type: Integer

Required: Yes

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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