Re: LVM2 snapshot question
On 5/12/06, Grant Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I would use the snapshot functionality to create a snapshot of a live
system, and then backup the system using the snapshot instead of the
I have no experience with the LVM snapshots. I've been using rsync
snapshots as described at
One of the suggestions was to use the snapshot feature on everything
except the DB, and use a dump feature in the database, for example
Is there any suggestions, techniques or guidance that could be offered?
For MySQL, look at mysqlhotcopy.
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