Increase Flavor Size

Increasing the flavor or instance size in a cloud service is a fundamental operation that allows organizations and individuals to scale their computing resources to meet growing or changing demands. In cloud computing, a “flavor” refers to a predefined configuration of virtual CPU and memory resources that determines the performance characteristics and capabilities of a virtual machine or instance. By modifying the flavor size, users can enhance the computational power, memory capacity, and overall capabilities of their virtual instances.

This operation is particularly valuable in cloud environments where agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency are critical. Whether you need to handle increased workloads, run resource-intensive applications, or improve the responsiveness of your services, adjusting the flavor size enables you to tailor your cloud infrastructure to your specific requirements without the need for substantial hardware investments or physical hardware upgrades.

However, it’s essential to approach this operation thoughtfully, as changing the instance size can impact cost, performance, and compatibility with your applications and workloads. You should consider factors such as:

  1. Performance Requirements: Determine whether your current instance size meets the performance needs of your applications. Increasing the flavor size can lead to better computational power, faster processing, and improved response times.
  2. Resource Allocation: Assess the distribution of CPU, memory, and storage resources in the new instance flavor to ensure it aligns with your workload’s requirements.
  3. Cost Implications: Understand how changing the instance size affects your cloud service costs. Larger instances generally come at a higher cost, so you should evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the upgrade.
  4. Compatibility: Verify that your applications and services are compatible with the new instance type, as there might be differences in virtual hardware or capabilities.

For pricing details please consult our pricing page.

Getting started

  • Start by navigating to your instance where you want to increase the flavor and click on action button:

  • Once Increase Flavor Size displayed, choose the new size and follow the prompts to confirm the changes.

  • Successful message will be displayed and new size reflected on Instance details


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