Qbox to join forces with Instaclustr. Read about it on our blog post here.

Load balancing (connecting to multiple nodes)

Specifying multiple endpoints in your Elasticsearch client is unnecessary for Qbox clusters. Requests sent to the endpoint provided on your dashboard will be routed to available nodes by your cluster’s proxy.

For some, the need for a remote load balancer may be the ability to detect downed nodes and attempt retries. Qbox implements a similar solution internally, and you can read more about failover with multiple nodes.