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Add Autoscaling features to various buildpacks

Currently auto-scaling only allows us to scale by memory for non libery buildpacks. I'd like to see the same for every buildpack

  • Anonymous
  • Aug 2 2017
  • Needs review
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    BO YANG commented
    February 12, 2018 17:34

    The current  Autoscaler provides more metrics support than memory only for IBM runtimes/buildpacks ( Liberty, node.js, Swift ), for other runtimes, you can only scale based on memory.  Please see more details on IBM Cloud docs page: https://console.bluemix.net/docs/services/Auto-Scaling/index.html#metric_types

    The support of throughput and response time based scaling for other runtimes/buildpacks will be in the open source edition. 
    The heap based scaling support in open source edition depends on a garden feature to be able to collect application custom metric and send to Loggregator, it is still under discussion. 

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