A Complete Guide on Linux LVM

Shikhar Verma, Solution Architect

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25 Lessons (2h 36m)
    • 1. Introduction new

      5:58
    • 2. The LVM Logical Volume Manager

      11:26
    • 3. Features of LVM

      2:46
    • 4. LVM Architecture Overview

      5:11
    • 5. Architectural Overview via Diagram

      2:02
    • 6. LVM Components

      5:31
    • 7. Practice Lab Session

      7:13
    • 8. Linear Logical Volumes

      9:42
    • 9. Volume Group Creation

      5:58
    • 10. Practice Lab Session 1

      7:28
    • 11. Practice Lab Session 2

      7:13
    • 12. LV Creation Options

      3:09
    • 13. Striped Logical Volumes

      6:52
    • 14. Practice Lab Session 3

      3:56
    • 15. Overview of PV Administration

      8:25
    • 16. Volume Group Creation with options

      4:49
    • 17. Adding, Removing, Displaying & Scanning PV to a VG

      7:38
    • 18. Changing the paramterts of a Volume Group

      4:27
    • 19. Splitting a Volume Group

      8:30
    • 20. Combining a Volume Group

      2:28
    • 21. Volume Group Metadata Backup

      7:00
    • 22. Moving a vg from one server to another

      7:16
    • 23. vgexport & vgimport

      12:48
    • 24. lvm mirroring

      7:08
    • 25. Last lecture

      0:54

About This Class

Familiar with LVM Concepts and get hands on experience with various lab sessions.

Course Description

Introduction - The Logical Volume Manager

  • Features of LVM

  • LVM Arctitecture Overview

LVM Components

  • Physical Volumes

  • Volume Groups

  • LVM Logical Volumes

LVM Logical Volumes

  • Different types of Logical Volumes

  • Linear Logical Volumes

  • Striped Logical Volumes

  • LV Creation Options

  • Practice Lab Sessions

Physical Volume Administration

  • Creating physical volumes

  • Scanning for Block Devices

  • Displaying Physical Volumes

  • Preventing Allocation on a Physical Volume

  • Resizing a Physical Volume

  • Removing Physical Volume

Volume Group Administration

  • Creating Volume Groups

  • Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group

  • Displaying Volumes Groups

  • Scanning Disks for Volume Groups

  • Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group

  • Activating & Deactivation Volume Groups

  • Changing the Parameters of a Volume Group

  • Removing Volume Groups

  • Splitting a Volume Group

  • Combining Volume Groups

  • Backing up Volume Group Metadata

  • Renaming a Volume Group

  • Moving or migrating a Volume Group to Another System

  • Creating a Mirrored Volumes

Thinly-Provisioned Logical Volumes

  • What is Thin Provisioning?

  • How it Works? and How we provide storage to new Clients?

  • Setup Thin Pool and Volumes

  • Creating a Thin Pool

  • Creating Thin Volumes

  • Creating File System

  • Over Provisioning

LVM Snapshot

  • Snapshot of Logical Volume and Restore

  • Creating LVM Snapshot

  • Restoring Snapshot or Merging

  • Practice Lab Sessions

Recovering metadata of physical volumes

  • Recover a faulty disk

  • Practice Lab Session

LVM Volume Attributes

  • Physical volume(PV) attributes

  • Volume Group(VG) Attributes: