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Cluster Autoscaler for Azure Kubernetes Service

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Cluster Autoscaler for Azure Kubernetes Service automatically scales a node pool in your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster to meet the cluster demand.

This is a managed offering of the open-source Kubernetes Cluster Autoscaler so that you have to worry less about the infrastructure.

Maintainer

Kubernetes Community / CNCF.

Scaling Mechanism

Scale out or in by adding or removing instances.

Deployment

Available as a service and managed through ARM, REST API, Azure Portal, or Azure CLI.

Support

Yes, through Azure Support.

Observability

Azure Kubernetes Service provides a variety of ways to gain insights on your autoscaling:

Supported Services

You can autoscale the following Azure services:

  • Azure Kubernetes Service

Limitations

  • Cluster Autoscaler will be in your Kubernetes cluster and needs to be operated.