Application Auto Scaling
User Guide

Document History

The following table describes important additions to the Application Auto Scaling documentation, beginning in January 2018. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to the RSS feed.

Change Description Date

Add support for custom resources

Use Application Auto Scaling to scale custom resources provided by your own applications or services. For more information, see our GitHub repository.

July 9, 2018

Add support for Amazon SageMaker endpoint variants

Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the number of endpoint instances provisioned for a variant.

February 28, 2018

The following table describes important changes to the Application Auto Scaling documentation before January 2018.

Change Description Date
Add support for Aurora Replicas Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the desired count. For more information, see Using Amazon Aurora Auto Scaling with Aurora Replicas in the Amazon RDS User Guide. November 17, 2017
Add support for scheduled scaling Use scheduled scaling to scale resources at specific preset times or intervals. For more information, see Scheduled Scaling for Application Auto Scaling. November 8, 2017
Add support for target tracking scaling policies Use target tracking scaling policies to set up dynamic scaling for your application in just a few simple steps. For more information, see Target Tracking Scaling Policies for Application Auto Scaling. July 12, 2017
Add support for provisioned read and write capacity for DynamoDB tables and global secondary indexes Use Application Auto Scaling to scale provisioned throughput capacity. For more information, see Managing Throughput Capacity with DynamoDB Auto Scaling in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide. June 14, 2017
Add support for AppStream 2.0 fleets Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the size of the fleet. For more information, see Fleet Auto Scaling for AppStream 2.0 in the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Developer Guide. March 23, 2017
Add support for Amazon EMR clusters Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the core and task nodes. For more information, see Using Automatic Scaling in Amazon EMR in the Amazon EMR Management Guide. November 18, 2016
Add support for Spot Fleets Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the target capacity. For more information, see Automatic Scaling for Spot Fleet in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances. September 1, 2016
Add support for Amazon ECS services Use Application Auto Scaling to scale the desired count. For more information, see Service Auto Scaling in the Amazon Elastic Container Service Developer Guide. August 9, 2016