Scale Nginx Ingress Pods Vertically

Procedures to scale Nginx Ingress pods vertically by increasing CPU and memory limits

To scale Nginx Ingress pods vertically, update the following settings for nginx-ingress in the Helmfile:

  • resources.limits.cpu
  • resources.limits.memory
  • resources.requests.cpu
  • resources.requests.memory
  • nginx-default-backend.resources.limits.cpu
  • nginx-default-backend.resources.limits.memory
  • nginx-default-backend.resources.requests.cpu
  • nginx-default-backend.resources.requests.memory

Then follow Install with Master Helmfile instructions to update the cluster with the new settings.