Donnerstag, 23. Mai 2013

Volume Management using LVM: An Overview

by Alasdair G. Kergon (Red Hat)

Thursday, 23.05.2013, London II, 10:30-11:00 Uhr

In the first part we present an overview of basic LVM procedures like snapshots for backups or storage partition extension. The second part of the presentation discusses recent extensions such as thin provisioning and mentions some of the problems we are currently tackling to improve storage efficiency and scalability.

About the author Alasdair G. Kergon:

Alasdair Kergon has worked on linux logical volume management since joining Sistina Software in 2001. Now employed by Red Hat in the UK, he is responsible for the development and maintenance of LVM2 and device-mapper.