Auto-scaling in private cloud environments

This section describes how Virtual Warehouse auto-scaling works in Cloudera Data Warehouse (CDW) Private Cloud.

Auto-scaling enables both scaling up and scaling down of Virtual Warehouse instances so they can meet your varying workload demands and free up resources on the OpenShift cluster for use by other workloads. The following topics describe how auto-scaling works in Hive and Impala Virtual Warehouses in CDW Private Cloud.