How to Scale Apps in App Platform

App Platform is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that allows developers to publish code directly to DigitalOcean servers without worrying about the underlying infrastructure.

  1. Go to, click on your app, and click on the Settings tab.
  2. Click on the resource you’d like to scale.
  3. Scale your application horizontally by increasing the number of containers, or vertically by increasing the container size. The total cost of running a component is determined by the container size multiplied by the number of containers.
  4. Click Save.
Scale your app in App Platform.