Auto-Scaling in Amazon EC2


The Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes it easier for enterprises to scale their computing capacity (both up and down) with minimal friction, as and when their requirements change.

This tutorial video provides an overview of how Layer 7 API Gateway deployments can be auto-scaled in the Amazon cloud.  It shows how, under certain pre-set conditions, new instances of a Gateway can be launched and shutdown by the EC2 auto-scaling infrastructure.