Auto Scaling Microservices on ECS

A guide to using Application Auto Scaling with the Elastic Container Service and CloudFormation

Idan Lupinsky
Feb 5, 2020 · 7 min read

This article covers the topic of auto-scaling ECS services and serves as a follow-up to my previous article about deploying microservices on the ECS Fargate platform. In order to help you get started, a GitHub repository has been set up to accompany this article — it includes a sample web service as well as a CloudFormation stack for provisioning the underlying infrastructure. This guide starts off by covering the…