AWS::EMR::Cluster AutoScalingPolicy - AWS CloudFormation

AWS::EMR::Cluster AutoScalingPolicy

AutoScalingPolicy is a subproperty of InstanceGroupConfig. AutoScalingPolicy defines how an instance group dynamically adds and terminates EC2 instances in response to the value of a CloudWatch metric. For more information, see Using Automatic Scaling in Amazon EMR in the Amazon EMR Management Guide.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Constraints" : ScalingConstraints, "Rules" : [ ScalingRule, ... ] }



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

Required: Yes

Type: ScalingConstraints

Update requires: No interruption


The scale-in and scale-out rules that comprise the automatic scaling policy.

Required: Yes

Type: List of ScalingRule

Update requires: No interruption