Oh please, nobody's running this in production. This is one of them features delivered to allow you to tick a box on an RFP written by a smart arse architect who has no intention of using the platform they are procuring.
Microsoft previews Azure App Service Automatic Scaling, for when defining your own rules is too much like hard work
Microsoft has rolled out an early preview of Azure App Service Automatic Scaling – a handy tool, assuming Azure hasn't hit capacity once again. The Automatic Scaling feature is designed to do away with all the pesky rules and schedules of Azure's existing Autoscale feature in favour of something managed by the platform itself …
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 05:11 GMT IamAProton
Like everything else, the AppServices have some use cases...
...but in my opinion they exist just to give the ability to anybody to deploy webapplications (hence the free tiers). Once they are hooked up to the azure thing they will start adding more 'billable' things to their subscriptions.
A mismanaged azure subscription means a lot of $$ for MS.
These things are the new Excel/MsAcces: everybody is a sysadmin now
I have to admit that they make a lot of sense for MS, much less for customers if they can do basic math: in the project I'm working we are moving away entirely from appservices (several plans, about 100 apps between various environments) because they are clunky to manage and they cost more than VMs for the same (often worse) performances and you can't run anything else on them.