Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Review
May 01, 2021

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Review

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Overall Satisfaction with Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling is helping maintain application availability and allowing us to dynamically scale Amazon EC2 capacity up or down automatically according to conditions we define. We use Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling for fleet management of EC2 instances to help maintain the health and availability of our fleet and ensure that we're running our desired number of Amazon EC2 instances.
  • We can do both horizontal and vertical scaling using auto scaling group
  • High Availability
  • Getting the Autoscaling just right
  • It could be difficult to learn but the process is rather simple
  • Integration of AutoScaling with CloudWatch
  • Doing both horizontal and vertical scaling using auto scaling group
  • Nothing much. It is a good service. There is a bit of rework and a learning curve.

Do you think Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling's feature set?

Yes

Did Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling again?

Yes

We used autoscaling to be able to take more traffic demand, we noticed our software would crash out at 1000 users and we wanted to be able to push that to 10x that amount, using autoscaling with the cloudwatch events and a load balancer we have managed to go up to 10000 users and beyond