[CentOS] thin provisioning in a centos host?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 13:24:14 EDT 2012


On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:59 AM, C. L. Martinez <carlopmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Yes, it is, if you use qcow2 files for example. It would also be
>> possible to use LVM but the feature is still in "experimental" state.
>>
>
> Uhmm .. yes, qcow2 is an option, but it is a very poor option.
> Performance is horrible when you use an iscsi client to connect to
> iscsi target serving a qcow2 sparse file ....

I don't really see how this could be done efficiently.   I'd probably
try running the whole machine under VMware ESXi but wouldn't expect
great performance there either.

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   Les Mikesell
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