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Wich is best for backup? nfs of iscsi?

Hello

I have a CentOS VM with a lots of inodes, and 500GB +/-, running under
hyper-v . Which is best for backup them? What is the pros and cons?

Thanks for attention.

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Re: Wich is best for backup? nfs of iscsi?

By Steven Tardy at 04/12/2018 - 17:24

Not enough details.
Are you backing up the VM from hyper-v?
Are you backing up the VM from within the VM?
Are you backing up the files on the VM or making an image/snapshot?
Does $storage-provider have a preferred protocol?
NFS typically can be expanded on the fly if the needs increase.
iSCSI typically needs “work” like expanding the partition then expanding
the filesystem when more space is needed.

Re: Wich is best for backup? nfs of iscsi?

By marcos valentine at 04/12/2018 - 17:32

No. Is only for the "home" files. I need to restore then quickly and
individual.

Can i create a nfs partition with lvm and in future extend the partition
with another hd i.e?

Thanks for reply.

2018-04-12 18:24 GMT-03:00 Steven Tardy < ... at gmail dot com>:

Re: Wich is best for backup? nfs of iscsi?

By nux at 04/14/2018 - 05:21

Yes, you can.

Use XFS on top of that as it has dynamic inode allocation and can be expanded live (but not shrinked).

Re: Wich is best for backup? nfs of iscsi?

By m.roth at 04/12/2018 - 17:06

marcos sr wrote:
mark