Azure VM Scale Sets Increase in Size

Azure VM Scale Sets allow a set of identical Azure virtual machines (VMs) running Linux or Windows Server to be deployed as a single unit, and they can scale on demand based on criteria such as CPU load. Microsoft announced in Feb. 2017 that the upper bound for scale sets has been increased to 1,000 VMs, a significant increase from the previous limit of 100. For organizations with applications that are compatible with scale sets, this could increase the viability of scale sets to meet the needs of their mission-critical applications.

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