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From Nux! <>
Subject Re: Slow snapshots with KVM
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2013 22:04:38 GMT
On 30.01.2013 21:14, Ahmad Emneina wrote:
> KVM does a snapshot of the whole disk, as opposed to delta's like
> xenserver. Which is why your kvm snapshots take ages to copy to 
> secondary
> storage.

Is then safe to assume that a Cloudstack KVM snapshot can be used as a 
"full backup" that can be restored even though there is nothing left of 
the original virtual machine? Doesn't sound so bad from a reliability 
point of view; an incremental/delta snapshot would not be of much case 
in a disaster scenario.

Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!


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