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autoscaling

Description

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling is designed to automatically launch or terminate EC2 instances based on user-defined scaling policies, scheduled actions, and health checks. Use this service with AWS Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, and Elastic Load Balancing.

For more information, including information about granting IAM users required permissions for Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling actions, see the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide .