I have a question about Shard balancing.
I have a 5 Node Cluster with a particular Index that has 4 Shards, 1 Replica
So 8 Shards total.
And when I look at the Index it is allocated as follows; (Note: P=primary,
Node 1: P0
Node 2: P1, P2, P3
Node 4: R0
Node 5: R1, R2, R3
Clearly, this is not well balanced.
I was hoping that it would -- over time -- balance to something like this
Node 1: P0,
Node 2: P1, R3
Node 3: P2, R2
Node 4: P3, R1
Node 5: R0,
I've read the doc on cluster allocation, but I don't really see how I can
force a more balanced distribution easily.
But I am likely missing something....
And also, I worry about fiddling with some of these settings and the
adverse effect they may have on reallocation if/when a Node fails.
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