Nope. I did not say production. I said that if you want NetApp-style
snapshots, use one of the mentioned file systems. I never said I actually
used them for production, nor for anything at all (I don't)


On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 2:52 PM, Amos Shapira <>wrote:

> 2010/9/10 Etzion Bar-Noy <>:
> > Linux LVM2 has been around for several years now. It can take and use
> > snapshots, and I do it for the last three or so years on
> production sites.
> > There are limitations, such as space utilization and performance, but the
> > most significant one is that LVM snapshots are nowhere near NetApp
> > snapshots. Check BTRFS or ZFS for such behavior.
> > Ez
> I use LVM2 for a few years too but BTRFS or ZFS on Linux for production??
> --Amos
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