LVM in enterprise

Lonnie Olson lists at kittypee.com
Wed Jan 23 13:47:31 MST 2008


Dave Long wrote:
> My manager has used Veritas Volume Manager extensively and swares by
> it.  However, the license fees per processor can be quite rediculous,
> so I suggested LVM.  I was wondering what your experiences with LVM2
> in an enterprise environment have been and would you be confident in
> replacing Veritas with LVM?
> 

LVM is totally awesome and stable.  Not quite as cool as ZFS, but that 
isn't yet stable on Linux just yet.

Go for it.

Just know that getting a root partition on LVM can require some hoops to 
jump through, though not impossible.

--lonnie




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