Category — LVM

On LVM: How to extend Volume Groups and Logical Volumes

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

On LVM: How to setup Volume Groups and Logical Volumes.

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