This Auto-Scale function allows a customer to scale their Azure VMware Solution automatically to cost effectively meet their performance goals. The Azure VMware Solution has Azure Metrics for the percentage usage of cluster CPU, memory, and storage resources. These metrics are incorporated into Azure Alerts with thresholds for high-water mark and low-water mark values to trigger a call to an Azure Automation PowerShell Runbook via a Webhook which triggers the auto-scale node event within the Azure VMware Solution private cloud.
Figure 1 – Azure VMware Solution Auto-Scale Function
The Azure VMware Solution product group has created this GitHub repository to share prescriptive architectural approaches and tools for customers and partners using the Azure VMware Solution service. This is intended to enhance the value of the Azure VMware Solution service to our customers and partners.
To navigate the Azure VMware Solution GitHub repository, select the solution you are interested in from the Table of Contents in the README.md file to open the project folder. Each project has a descriptive README.md file that describes how to use it.
Azure VMware Solution is a VMware validated first party Azure service from Microsoft that provides private clouds containing VMware vSphere clusters built from dedicated bare-metal Azure infrastructure. It enables customers to leverage their existing investments in VMware skills and tools, allowing them to focus on developing and running their VMware-based workloads on Azure.
If you are interested in the Azure VMware Solution, please use these resources to learn more about the service: