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LVM2 Alternatives

LVM2 is described as 'refers to the userspace toolset that provide logical volume management facilities on linux. It is reasonably backwards-compatible with the original LVM toolset' and is an app. There are five alternatives to LVM2 for Linux. The best alternative is Ceph, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LVM2 are DRBD, Logical Volume Manager, GlusterFS and Visual LVM.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

LVM2 refers to the userspace toolset that provide logical volume management facilities on linux. It is reasonably...

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    Ceph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.

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  2. DRBD icon

    DRBD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LINBIT’s DRBD® software seamlessly replicates data between servers, eliminating “single points of failure” within your IT infrastructure, no matter which applications are running on top.

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  3. Logical Volume Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large ones. The term "volume" refers to a disk drive or partition thereof.

    Discontinued

    No longer updated. Last version, 0.19, was released in November 2006.

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  4. GlusterFS icon

    GlusterFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GlusterFS is a scale-out network-attached storage file system. It has found applications including cloud computing, streaming media services, and content delivery networks. GlusterFS was developed originally by Gluster, Inc. and then by Red Hat, Inc.

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    Visual LVM

    • Linux

    Visual LVM is a GUI based LVM manager, it free LVM administrator from complex and long command line, let user focus on whose administration task itself.

    The mainpanel of Visual LVM
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