After we are done with Online Merge (HBASE-7403), we can do automated region merges from the master.
Generic framework for Master-coordinated tasks
[ergonomics] add region size balancing as a feature of master
+1 on this feature.
I was talking about it with Ming Ma and DD today.
So master could select regions as size or other conditions to merge automatically
Moving feature out of 0.95
Enis Soztutar could this issue be closed as "superseded by HBASE-13103"?