logical volume manager

I’ve already written about MySQL backup using a shell script and consistent backup with Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) snapshots: A snapshot volume is a special type of volume that presents all the data that was in the volume at the time the snapshot was created. This means you can back up that volume without […]


LVM is an implementation of a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel. The biggest advantage is that LVM provides the ability to make a snapshot of any logical volume.