[CentOS] thin provisioning in a centos host?

C. L. Martinez carlopmart at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 13:42:52 EDT 2012


On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>

Uhmm lvm will be the option, but Nux had said, it is an experimental feature ...


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