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Learn the most important LVM concepts and Linux LVM Commands in this to-the-point course on the Logical Volume Manager.
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  • Course duration: 39m
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In this course on the Linux Logical Volume Manager you'll learn:

  • Exactly what LVM is and when to use it.
  • How LVM creates layers of abstraction between storage devices and file systems and how to use that to your maximum benefit.
  • The details of how to create and manage Physical Volumes, Volume Groups, and Logical Volumes.
  • How easy it is to extend file systems while keeping the existing data online and completely accessible during the entire process.
  • How to create mirrored logical volumes to protect your data against single points of failure.
  • How to migrate data from one storage device to another, without taking any downtime whatsoever.
  • And more...

This course is perfect for anyone who wants to quickly get up to speed on the Linux Logical Volume Manager. It also includes a 14-page LVM Workbook that contains all the examples and commands demonstrated in the course. You can use it as your personal LVM cheat sheet.

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about the subject

This course applies to any Linux distribution as the Linux LVM commands are the same on all Linux distros.

  • Ubuntu
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / RHEL
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • SUSE
  • And all others.


The course is for anyone who wants to manage logical volumes, disks, or other storage devices on Linux operating systems. A basic understanding of the Linux command line interface (CLI) is required.

about the instructor

This course was created by Jason Cannon. He's taught thousands of people just like you, valuable, in-demand Linux skills. He's created many highly-rated Linux courses and even written several best-selling books on the subject, too. In this course, he shares the most important things that allow you to quickly understand and use LVM.
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