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Introduction

This tutorial covers the setup for an automatic ECS AutoScaler in your ECS integrated Elastigroup. The Spotinst ECS Automatic Autoscaler dynamically scales your cluster up to ensure there are always sufficient resources to run all tasks. With the “automatic” option the Spotinst ECS Autoscaler analyzes your ECS cluster topology and automatically configures your cluster’s autoscaling for optimized performance and costs.

You can learn more about how the Autoscaler works here.

To enable ECS AutoScaler in Automatic mode:

  • Enter the Elastigroup Creation Wizard or edit your existing ECS-integrated Elastigroup.
  • Under the Compute tab, scroll down to the Integrations section and enable the ECS AutoScaler.