Application Auto Scaling
API Reference (API Version 2016-02-06)


With Application Auto Scaling, you can configure automatic scaling for your scalable resources. You can use Application Auto Scaling to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Define scaling policies to automatically scale your AWS or custom resources

  • Scale your resources in response to CloudWatch alarms

  • Schedule one-time or recurring scaling actions

  • View the history of your scaling events

Application Auto Scaling can scale the following resources:

To learn more about Application Auto Scaling, see the Application Auto Scaling User Guide.

To configure automatic scaling for multiple resources across multiple services, use AWS Auto Scaling to create a scaling plan for your application. For more information, see the AWS Auto Scaling User Guide.

This document was last published on October 11, 2018.