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  1. Autoscaling improvements

    Hi, we have tried BETA of Autoscaling feature and we have some thoughts how to make it better. In its current setup its not really suitable for our production workloads. Here are some thoughts how to make it better:


    1. Define separate scaling steps
      At them moment the scaling step is always 1. Going from M10 -> M20 which is not really suitable for burst loads where going one step up might not be enough. Same goes for rapid scaling down

    Example:
    Scale range = M10 - M50
    Scale step up 4 = (M10 -> M50)
    Scale step down 2 =…

    57 votes
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  2. Allow auto-scale for IOPS.

    Allow auto-scale for IOPS.

    8 votes
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  3. Add "scheduled scaling/suspend" option for certain clusters

    There should be an option to schedule scale up/down or suspending/resuming at specified time & day.

    For example, DEV environments could be auto-suspended at 6pm and resume at 8am on weekdays, and be suspended all weekend.

    Production clusters could be scaled down e.g. from M80->M60 every evening and on weekends rather than being suspended completely.

    This would help save money but would need to be coordinated with the existing auto-scaling based on load.

    This would need to be at the cluster level since sometimes different clusters in a single project could have different workload patterns.

    7 votes
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  4. Time based auto scaling

    Our production server workload is less after 5 pm till the next day morning at 6 am CST times. We are running MongoDB in full capacity even on off-peak times. It's not possible for someone to manually downscale the cluster during off-peak and I don't think the CPU utilization based auto-scaling is working for us. I would like to choose auto-scaling between CPU based or time based as set my own time window and choose the auto scale/down-sclae.

    5 votes
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  5. Autoscaling - CPU/ Memory Utilization duration monitor - Minutes

    Hi, Currently there is no option to initiate auto scaling during heavy workload/ requests comes and the cpu/ memory utilization is 75% for the even within
    - 5 minutes
    - 15 minutes
    - 30 minutes
    - 45 minutes

    The system has to wait for 1 hour to autoscale to next tier.This one of the concerns for the heavy workload applications.

    Idea:

    Add a custom duration option as


    • minutes also while monitoring the cpu / memory utilization

    Example : When a CPU / Memory utilization is above 75% for the past 15 minutes , move the cluster to the next tier…

    5 votes
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  6. Add " Auto-scaling" events of the clusters to the Activity feed

    Auto scaling is a great feature and as of now if any cluster gets scaled up/down an alert email will be sent to the email list provided in the Access Manager . However , in the activity feed we are unable to see them .

    Use case:

    For instance if an user want to know how many times the Auto-scaling happened and at what specified time that event occurred on a particular cluster there is no definitive answer as the only way is to check the email alerts that's been received.

    It would be great if there is a way…

    4 votes
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  7. Allow more aggressive downscaling of clusters

    Autoscaling clusters down a tier doesn't seem to work very well. Even under rather low memory usage, it doesn't seem like the procedure really ever triggers.

    3 votes
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  8. make auto scaling alert message granular

    When a cluster is changed due to auto scaling a message is sent to all project members. Project member cannot unsubscribe to this.
    Request :
    Provide the option, like all other alerts, to change the the alert settings for auto scaling

    3 votes
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  9. Unevenly Scale Global Shards

    Globally distributed shards should be able to scale unevenly. We have uneven loads across the world and sometimes spikes can hit a single region. Autoscaling for that single region scales everything and increases costs unnecessarily

    1 vote
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  10. we should be able to develop library of ML algorithms as plug-ins

    we should be able to plug in the already developed algorithms say from GitHub or any other repository

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