Custom Auto Scaling for Azure ARM Virtual Machines

Azure has always offered out of the box auto scaling for classic VM’s (virtual machines in cloud services) but for ARM virtual machines no such offering exists.

Azure does offer scale sets for auto scaling ARM VM’s but scale sets may not fit your workflow or you may have existing ARM virtual machine farms that you want to apply auto scaling to. I will demonstrate how we can use Azure VM diagnostics and Azure Automation to create auto scaling systems that can work using a variety of metrics and scale out (increase VM number) as well as scale up (increase VM size)
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