Your Storage system has reached almost to the end of support and you want to migrate to newer technologies. Area of concern here is downtime and data-loss.Of course you can do this using backup and restore methodology or using pvmove. However, smart way for performing storage migration using lvconvert. This method does not involve downtime also it guarantees 100% against data-loss.
With the help of LVM snapshot backup we can freeze current state of an LVM volume. Making LVM snapshot backup make us to keep current state of volume and we can revert this state back if any needs arises during activity. A volume consists of two parts: file system metadata and the actual blocks containing data in a […]
In my earlier post about LVM you have seen how we can create LVM volume and mount it on linux server. Once you create mount point it’s started acquiring space depending upon usage from the users. In this case we need to extend linux mount point so that larger space can be given to mount point. LVM gives […]
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a software which provides the abstraction layer over the physical disk. Which hides the details regarding where does data stored on the disk or from where the data comes from actual physical disk whenever it is requested.Before learning how to create lvm lets learn terms in LVM so that it […]