Azure Classroom Series – 20/May/2021

Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS)

  • Azure VMSS lets us to create and manage a group of load balanced VMs. The number of VM instances can automatically increase or decrease in response to demand or a defined Schedule.
  • VMSS provides high availability to your applications
  • Best Practices for using VMSS
    • Ensure your application is packaged into a VM image
    • If you don’t have a performance benchmark, Try to start with Less Size General Purpose VM
    • If you are hosting the application in a region where Zones are supported, use Zones in VMSS. Preview
  • For the load balancer to ensure the application is up & running in a particular VM in VMSS we create health probes. Health probe is a test using TCP/HTTP to determine if your application is up and running

Lets Create a VMSS for Lamp Stack

  • Lets Create a Standard Load balancer Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview
  • Lets create a Virtual Machine Scale Set Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview
  • If the BE Pool is not working as intended perform the update of VMSS instances Preview
  • Next Steps
    • We need to resolve the network forwarding to make the use of load balancer Preview

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