Autoscaling best practices with Marc Cluet

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Autoscaling best practices with Marc Cluet

and WebPerf contest!

This talk will cover the basics of autoscaling, different types of auto-scaling, and how you can use your metrics to take good auto-scaling decisions.

Targeted to entry level to mid level auto-scaling users.

Covered topics:

• What is autoscaling

• Different kinds of traffic peak scenarios

• Autoscaling reactive vs proactive

• Autoscaling with external tools - Rightscale, Autoscale API, Heat, Ceilometer

• Autoscaling with your metrics - Graphite, Provisioning, Configuration Management

Before the talk at 7pm, we will have the WebPerf contest for a Velocity ticket by the finalists:

Nil Portugués: Image optimisation for web applications
Damien Gavard: NewRelic usage case
Diego Kuperman: HTML streaming

As usual, we will have some give aways from O'Reilly accompanied by cold Estrella Damm beers at Itnig (!

About the speaker:

Marc Cluet (@lynxman ( is an Engineer currently managing Operations at a Startup. A Systems Engineer, Network Engineer, Database Administrator, Project Manager and Team Manager with 17 years of experience across the globe (Spain, Switzerland, UK, US, Canada), expert in Software lifecycle and applying DevOps Cultural methodologies to all levels of Engineering.Marc has founded and worked at several startups and also at prestigious companies like Canonical or Rackspace, he also has contributed to Puppet, mcollective, Juju, Ubuntu and has helped architect Ubuntu MAAS. He has also presented at some of the most prestigious conferences and evangelised about DevOps Culture and Systems methodologies.