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Azure SQL Hyperscale Auto-Scaling

Davide Mauri explains how automatically to scale Azure SQL Hyperscale:

Azure SQL Hyperscale is the latest architectural evolution of Azure SQL, that has been natively designed to take advantage of the cloud. One of the main key features of this new architecture is the complete separation of Compute Nodes and Storage Nodes. This allow for independent scale of each service, making Hyperscale more flexible and elastic.

In this article I will describe how it is possible to implement a solution to automatically scale your Azure SQL Hyperscale database up or down, to dynamically and automatically adapt to different workload levels without the requiring manual .

Davide has some test measures of how much downtime you see and give you a couple thoughts on how you can track when it’s time to scale up or down.