LVM Thin Provisioning

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Blocks in a standard logical volume are allocated when the LV is created, but blocks in a thin provisioned logical volume are allocated as they are written. Because of this, a thin provisioned LV is given a virtual size, and can then be much larger than physically available storage. The amount of physical storage provided for thin provisioned LVs can be increased later as the need arises. Blo...

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