[RHEL] LVM snapshots of volumes hosting databases

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Issue

  • We would like to take a LVM snapshot of a volume on wich resides a database.
  • We would like to use it as a method for backing up the database.
  • Is this approach good idea?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, 8
  • database residing on a LVM

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