The balancers that ship with accumulo attempt to keep an equal number of
tablets on each server. An empty tablet, will be balanced with the same
weight as a 50G tablet.
You can write a new balancer to take advantage of the properties of the
tablets, and any expected hotspots you have.
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:39 AM, Dickson, Matt MR <
[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> We are seeing a single server that has less entries than all the other
> nodes in the cluster. Accumulo now appears to be directing higher ingest
> tablets to this node and its now getting 7 times the ingest entries than
> all other nodes and is slowing or load. Does Accumulo attempt to balance
> disk usage across the nodes for a table by moving tablets and that is why
> we are seeing this node ingesting more?
> If not, is it possible to make accumulo rebalance the ingest across all
> servers during a load?