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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: KVM VM snapshots any time soon ?
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:13:44 GMT
Wido,  would it be possible that the memory is really stored as you
suggested in a separate disk file, on the same primary storage as where the
ROOTdisk exists.
How did you implement this with Xen (I'm not familiar with it at all.) ?

On 5 November 2014 22:01, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:

>
>
> On 11/05/2014 07:37 PM, Logan Barfield wrote:
> > This is a feature we would like to see as well.
> >
> > Does KVM have native support for VM/Memory snapshotting?  If so what are
> > the barriers to getting this implemented?
> >
>
> KVM has the support, but there is a problem with the storage.
>
> Snapshotting a disk is simple, that's supported by QCOW2, LVM, RBD, etc.
>
> But when you want to snapshot a VirtualMachine you have to store the
> memory contents somewhere.
>
> That is something that hasn't been worked out. Do you create a
> additional 'disk' for storing the memory contents?
>
> That's the barriers I currently know for implementing it.
>
> Wido
>
> >
> > Thank You,
> >
> > Logan Barfield
> > Tranquil Hosting
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Andrija Panic <andrija.panic@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Anybody ?
> >>
> >> On 3 November 2014 15:23, Andrija Panic <andrija.panic@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi guys,
> >>>
> >>> do we have any plans in some near future to imlement full VM KVM
> >>> snapshots. So not single volume snaphost, but a reall VM snapshots. It
> is
> >>> already there for Xen/VMware, but not KVM.
> >>>
> >>> Any thoughts, ETA, or difficulties to implement this ?
> >>> Any feedback greatly appriciated...
> >>>
> >>> Best,
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Andrija Panić
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Andrija Panić
> >> --------------------------------------
> >>   http://admintweets.com
> >> --------------------------------------
> >>
> >
>



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