I will say, it depend of the size of the data. Let's say you want to keep about 100 regions per servers, and you have a 5TB table. With 10GB per regions, that's 512 regions, so something close to 5RS can handle that correctly. I guess that's a good starting point for your calculation.
JM 2013/9/25 S. Zhou <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> I am new to HBase. I am trying to check if a user is able to configure the > number of region servers (not #regions) in a HBase cluster. If yes, any > guidelines on the number of region servers? > > Thanks > Senqiang
Re: Any guidelines on the number of region servers in HBase cluster?