LVM Snapshot : Backup & restore LVM Partition in linuxJun 24, 2014, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pradeep Kumar)
An LVM snapshot is an exact mirror copy of an LVM partition which has all the data from the LVM volume from the time the snapshot was created. The main advantage of LVM snapshots is that they can reduce the amount of time that your services / application are down during backups because a snapshot is usually created in fractions of a second.
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