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

  • Define scaling policies to automatically scale your AWS 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 AWS resources:

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 AWS Auto Scaling .

For a list of supported regions, see AWS Regions and Endpoints: Application Auto Scaling in the AWS General Reference .