Options for shrinking a cluster

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Cluster shrinking can involve either the removal of some of the assigned SSDs or the removal of hosts from the system. The following operations are available:

  1. Listing all the drives and their states, in order to receive a view of currently-allocated resources and their status.
  2. Deactivating drives as the first step before removing a host.
  3. Removing (a subset of) SSD drives allocated for the cluster.
  4. Deactivating hosts, which can be used after deactivating drives in preparation for the removal of the host.
  5. Removing hosts in order to complete the cluster shrinking.