Configuring and running the HDFS balancer using Cloudera Manager
Learn how to run HDFS Balancer by using Cloudera Manager. You configure the balancer threshold, concurrent moves, and block size. Then you run the HDFS Balancer. You also learn about recommended values for the HDFS Balancer.
In Cloudera Manager, the HDFS balancer utility is implemented by the
Balancer role usually shows a health of
None on the
HDFS Instances tab because it does not run continuously.
Balancer role is normally added (by default) when the HDFS service is
installed. If it has not been added, you must add a
Balancer role to rebalance
HDFS and to see the Rebalance action.