Sizing and Scaling

Are there limits on number of indices or request rate?

There are no limits implemented. The request rate a cluster can support is entirely dependent on the provisioned CPU and RAM. If you have any questions on scaling or our r...

Choosing a size for nodes

RAM The most important factor in choosing node size is the amount of RAM. In-memory data structures are key to Elasticsearch's speed, so users looking for optimal performance should allocate...

How do I add nodes to a cluster?

Generally, a node is represented by a replica in the Qbox dashboard, at larger RAM sizes replicas are broken up into multiple node instances. The purpose of adding replicas is ...

Clusters with varying node sizes

For the sake of stability and load-distribution, we configure Qbox clusters to use nodes of the same size. Elasticsearch clusters having nodes of varying size are likely to produce undesirable...