Elastic shard question?

Hi everyone
I have a question upon shard in elasticsearch
First how many primary shard should i have in an index
Second will there be an increase in searching time if i set many primary shard in an index

Thank you.

This blog can be helpful.

1 Like

This depends a lot on your use case and data volumes, which you have provided no information about. Having an unnecessarily large number of shards can often have a negative impact on performance.