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.

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

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