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RE: [linux-lvm] LVM and its alternatives



Title: RE: [linux-lvm] LVM and its alternatives

Kevin,

        Veritas has also ported their LVM to Linux (http://www.veritas.com/products/category/ProductDetail.jhtml?productId=volumemanagerwin&_requestid=32431), but I understand it's not open source or free. Along the same lines, Oracle is promoting what they call "Oracle File System" for Linux, which is a file system based on their RDBMS (not sure this will qualify as LVM though). Regards,

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Daniel Barbar



-----Original Message-----
From: pll+lvm lanminds com [mailto:pll+lvm lanminds com]
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 11:20 AM
To: linux-lvm sistina com
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and its alternatives



In a message dated: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:04:04 MDT
"Joubert, Kevin" said:

>Hello,
>
>I am brand new to this list and to LVM as well. I am currently putting
>together a talk about what can and can't be done today in the "Linux
>SAN" world, and apparently LVM from Sistina is the de facto standard for
>volume management.=20
>
>However, in order to provide a COMPLETE overview of the situation in the
>Linux SAN arena, I was wondering if there are any other alternatives,
>either proprietary or opensource, that can accomplish some, if not all,
>of the same things the Sistina's LVM provides.

Well, there is EVMS.  Though that's from IBM and I see your from HP,
so maybe you don't want know about it :)

Here's the link I have:

         http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/evms

It looks really well done, and the HOWTO and FAQ are excellently
written (though they need a little better spell-checking :)
--

Seeya,
Paul
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