Auto-scaling in public cloud environments

Virtual Warehouse auto-scaling in Cloudera Data Warehouse (CDW) Public Cloud ensures that your workloads have adequate resources to execute, but that you do not waste resources. Understanding how auto-scaling works in CDW Public Cloud helps you to plan your cloud resource allocation.

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 Kubernetes cluster for use by other workloads. The following topics describe how auto-scaling works in Hive and Impala Virtual Warehouses in CDW Public Cloud.