Adding a scaling policy - Amazon ElastiCache for Redis
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Adding a scaling policy

You can add a scaling policy using the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

Adding a scaling policy using the Amazon Web Services Management Console

To add an auto scaling policy to an ElastiCache for Redis

  1. Sign in to the Amazon Web Services Management Console and open the Amazon ElastiCache console at https://console.amazonaws.cn/elasticache/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Redis.

  3. Choose the cluster that you want to add a policy to (choose the cluster name and not the button to its left).

  4. Choose the Auto Scaling policies tab.

  5. Choose add dynamic scaling.

  6. Under Scaling policies, choose Add dynamic scaling.

  7. For Policy Name, enter the policy name.

  8. For Scalable Dimension, select Replicas from dialog box.

  9. For the target value, type the Avg percentage of CPU utilization that you want to maintain on Elasticache Replicas. This value must be >=35 and <=70. Cluster replicas are added or removed to keep the metric close to the specified value.

  10. (Optional) scale-in or scale-out cooldown periods are not supported from the Console. Use the Amazon CLI to modify the cool down values.

  11. For Minimum capacity, type the minimum number of replicas that the ElastiCache for Redis Auto Scaling policy is required to maintain.

  12. For Maximum capacity, type the maximum number of replicas the ElastiCache for Redis Auto Scaling policy is required to maintain. This value must be >=5.

  13. Choose Create.