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Azure Tip #3 – What is Scale up and Scale Out ?

When working with any cloud services , one of the most commonly used keyword is scaling. Scaling can take different forms.

What is Scale up and Scale Out ?

  1. Scale up – Also known as vertical scaling. An example of vertical scaling is adding additional memory to an virtual machine or web server for making it run faster.
  2. Scale Out – Also known as horizontal scaling. An example of horizontal scaling is to add extra virtual machines and use load balancer to distribute work across the virtual machines.