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Linux Logical Volume Manager

Video Description

Learn the most important LVM concepts and Linux LVM commands with this succinct course on Logical Volume Manager

About This Video

  • Manage LVMs in any Linux distribution.

In Detail

In this course on Linux Logical Volume Manager you'll learn:

  • Exactly what LVM is and when to use it.
  • How LVM creates layers of abstraction between storage devices and file systems and how to use that to your maximum benefit.
  • The details of how to create and manage physical volumes, volume groups, and logical volumes.
  • How easy it is to extend file systems while keeping existing data online and completely accessible during the entire process.
  • How to create mirrored logical volumes to protect your data against single points of failure.
  • How to migrate data from one storage device to another, without any downtime whatsoever.

This course is perfect for anyone who wants to quickly get up-to-speed on the Linux Logical Volume Manager.

Also, this course applies to any Linux distribution as the Linux LVM commands are the same on all Linux distros—specifically:

  • Ubuntu
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / RHEL
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • SUSE
  • And all others.

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