VM Scale Sets

Official Documentation

Service Description

Virtual machine scale sets are an Azure Compute resource you can use to deploy and manage a set of identical VMs. With all VMs configured the same, VM scale sets are designed to support true autoscale – no pre-provisioning of VMs is required – and as such makes it easier to build large-scale services targeting big compute, big data, and containerized workloads.

Getting Started

  1. Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Scale Sets
    6/9/2016, Video, 0:09:44
  2. Autoscale your applications with VM Scale Sets
    9/28/2016, Video, 1:09:43

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Azure Documentation

1. Overview
     1.1. What are virtual machine scale sets?
2. Get Started
     2.1. Deploy a scale set in the portal
     2.2. Deploy a scale set using PowerShell or Azure CLI
     2.3. Deploy an autoscaling app using a template
3. How To
     3.1. Plan and design
          3.1.1. Design considerations
     3.2. Create a template
          3.2.1. Learn about scale set templates
          3.2.2. Use an existing virtual network
          3.2.3. Use a custom image
     3.3. Deploy
          3.3.1. Create with the portal
          3.3.2. Create with Visual Studio
          3.3.3. Create with PowerShell or Azure CLI
          3.3.4. Scale set with managed disks
          3.3.5. Linux scale set with autoscale
          3.3.6. Windows scale set with autoscale
          3.3.7. Applications on scale sets
          3.3.8. Use data disks with scale sets
          3.3.9. Work with large scale sets
          3.3.10. Convert a scale set template to use managed disk
     3.4. Manage
          3.4.1. Windows scale set using PowerShell
          3.4.2. Autoscale and scale sets
          3.4.3. Vertical scaling in a scale set
          3.4.4. Upgrades for scale sets
          3.4.5. Advanced autoscale
          3.4.6. Using DSC and scale sets
          3.4.7. Convert a template to managed disks
     3.5. Troubleshoot
          3.5.1. Autoscale
     3.6. FAQ
          3.6.1. Scale Set FAQ
4. Reference
     4.1. PowerShell
     4.2. Azure CLI
     4.3. REST
5. Resources
     5.1. Azure Roadmap
     5.2. Stack Overflow
     5.3. Pricing
          5.3.1. Linux
          5.3.2. Windows

Web Content

Content Type

Online Training Content

Date Title
6/23/2016 Introduction to Microservices


Tool Description
VMSS Dashboard tools Simple Python tools to demonstrate Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets by calling the Azure Compute REST API.