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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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Monitoring and Backup of KVM Virtual Machines

In this chapter, we are going to cover the following topics:

  • Resource usage collection with libvirt
  • Monitoring KVM instances with Sensu
  • Simple KVM backups with tar and rsync
  • Creating snapshots
  • Listing snapshots
  • Inspecting snapshots
  • Editing snapshots
  • Reverting snapshots
  • Deleting snapshots

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