# nodes > (# shards + # replicas)


(Otis Gospodnetić) #1

Hi,

What happens when you have a cluster with:

of nodes > (# of shards + # of replicas)

In such a cluster would some nodes simply not have any shards/replicas
and ES will be just fine?

Thanks,
Otis


(Shay Banon) #2

Yes.

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Otis Gospodnetic wrote:

Hi,

What happens when you have a cluster with:

of nodes > (# of shards + # of replicas)

In such a cluster would some nodes simply not have any shards/replicas
and ES will be just fine?

Thanks,
Otis


(system) #3