[linux-lvm] Snapshot limit?
snitzer at redhat.com
Tue Jul 24 13:15:17 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jul 23 2012 at 5:00am -0400,
Fred van Zwieten <fvzwieten at vxcompany.com> wrote:
> O, I forgot: I am using LVM2 on RHEL 6.3. That is LVM2 version 2.02.87.
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> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Fred van Zwieten
> <fvzwieten at vxcompany.com>wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I would like to know is there is a limit on the amount of snapshots one
> > can take from a single LV.
> > I have a single LV with a very low changerate, but I have a retention
> > requirement of about 150 readonly snapshots for it. Is it is at all
> > possible, will there be a performance hit?
> > Fred
> > **
You definitely want to make use of the snapshots provided via the new
thinp target (NOTE: thinp is still tech preview in RHEL6.3).
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