in case we expected 300-500gb data per day and we have 4 data nodes in cluster.
We want to create 1 index per day.
How many Shards are wise to split the index off?
4 Shards to balance the load to the 4 Nodes?
8 Shards to balance the load and be sure that 1 Shards doesnt grow much bigger than 50gb?
Having all 4 nodes indexing is probably a good idea, so if you aren't replicating, 4 shards would be good. Recommended shard size is 50G, ILM rollover at 200G would automatically manage your shard size as an alternative to daily indices.
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