I recently reindexed where I had to update docs multiple times and deleted huge amount of docs.
I see deleted and updated docs are still occupying disk space. From my research so far, force merge of segments is not a good idea since it could create more segments with huge size and could backfire. What can be the safest way to get rid of those unwanted space? Or should I just leave it alone, and over the time it will go away on its own?
Following is the screenshot of my index that has 1 replica. You can see the highlighted part. It is way more