Azure automation is a cloud service that helps in automating management tasks thereby saving time and preventing errors. We can also use Azure automation for several other tasks in the cloud as well, for on-premises configuration items. Don’t wait for a traffic spike to take down your app or site. With Scheduled AutoScale, you can respond before anything happens.
We had a standalone MySQL server that was running in production. When the workload used to increase/decrease, we had to manually increase/decrease the SKU tier. The process seemed hectic and time-consuming. That’s why we thought of autoscaling the MySQL server which led to better performance of the MySQL server and saved our time.
In this blog, I have explained how to set up an Azure automation account, create a runbook, publish a runbook, scheduling, etc.Continue reading “Autoscaling Azure MySql Server using Azure Automation”