Category — LVM
In the previous part of this article, we had a look at how to configure LVM, and we had successfully setup a Volume Group and two Logical Volumes. Now we are going to have a look at extending the group and volumes.
May 30, 2011 Views: 20,773 No Comments
LVM (Logical Volume Management) is a very important tool to have in the toolkit of a MySQL DBA. It allows you to create and extend logical volumes on the fly. This allows me to, say, add another disk and extend a partition effortlessly. The other very important feature is the ability to take snapshots, that you can then use for backups. All in all its a must have tool. Hence, this guide will allow you to understand various terminologies associated with LVM, together with setting up LVM volumes and in a later part will also show you how to extend…
May 28, 2011 Views: 25,023 6 Comments