Mirroring Logical Volumes

Intermediate
5m 24s
660
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The Logical Volume Manager introduces extra layers of abstraction between the disks or storage devices presented to a Linux system and the file systems placed on them. This lesson explores the service and its components. This lesson is part of the Linux Administration Bootcamp course, designed to get you up and running with Linux.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what the LVM is and how it works
  • Create and remove physical volumes (PVs), volume groups (VGs), and logical volumes (LVs)
  • Extend volume groups and extend and mirror logical volumes
  • Migrate Data from one storage device to another

Intended Audience

  • Anyone with basic knowledge of Linux who wants to learn more
  • Professionals who want to learn more about Linux to enhance their career prospects

Prerequisites

This is an intermediate-level lesson so some knowledge of Linux is expected. If you're just starting out, then try our Linux Fundamentals lesson first.

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