I have a three node cluster with 1 master-data node and 2 data-only nodes. I want to make this into a 3 master-data node cluster. To this effect, I need to change config for the data nodes one at a time and restart them. However, cluster is showing high RAM percentage for all three nodes.
I have read elsewhere that ES usually has a high RAM usage so as to increase performance and will reduce its RAM usage if need be.
Would it be safe to take an instance out and restart it, without adding another data node to handle the load in the meantime.