resize VM without reboot
Currently if you want to change the VM Size of Azure, VM is restarted. VM Resize shouldn't require downtime and it should be done in the backend. As CPU and RAM is still throttle when we use more resources then why can't we just remove the throttling limit and inform customer that VM is resized from A to D series when request is raised of resize?
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Jigar Patel commented
Jerry Trollo commented
Very critical feature for all systems - especially production. This limitation is making us consider alternate CSP's.
Rick Ochs commented
Would be a fundamental game changer to dynamically scale workloads without workload impact. This of course would deliver on the promise of cloud elasticity at scale, and become a killer feature to prompt more cloud adoption due to a real ability to take advantage of realtime optimization opportunities.
We badly need this! +999999 votes!. This will be perfectly for tasks or services that needs larger VM during peak hours then resize to smaller ones on less traffic time
Lorne McKendrick commented
Resize without reboot would help facilitate auto-resizing by script based on load triggers. It should be smooth and dynamic, without impact to our users.
A must have feature! +999! This will give azure an advantage over other cloud provider
A must have feature, unnecessary reboots should be avoided.
Calum O commented
Or - even if we could resize the VM, then have the resize pending until the next reboot