mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating backups of MySQL server's data files. To perform a backup, mylvmbackup obtains a read lock on all tables and flushes all server caches to disk, makes an LVM snapshot of the volume containing the MySQL data directory, and unlocks the tables again. The
... [More] snapshot process takes only a small amount of time. When it is done, the server can continue normal operations, while the actual file backup proceeds. [Less]
The xen-tools package contains a collection of Perl scripts for working with Xen guest images Linux.
Using this software, you can easily create new Xen guests configured to be accessible over your local network and complete with an installed copy of OpenSSH.
xen-tools currently has scripts to
... [More] install most releases of Debian (starting with 3.1 "Sarge") and Ubuntu (starting with 6.06 LTS "Dapper") as well as some RPM-based distributions.
xen-tools are command line tools for creating and administrating Xen DomUs. [Less]
OpenSAN is a free software project realizing Storage Area Network system. This is small firmware that turns server (having at least one hard drive) into an iSCSI target accessible through the Ethernet interface.
init4boot provides iSCSI boot for Xen dom0 and domU, kvm guests and bare metal systems - currently for Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora. It's an extensible tool set for creating initramfs with support for: iSCSI, lvm2, md, multipath, network, tftp config,
LVM2 refers to the userspace toolset that provide logical volume management facilities on linux. It is reasonably backwards-compatible with the original LVM toolset.
To use LVM2 you need 3 things: device-mapper in your kernel, the userspace device-mapper support library (libdevmapper) and the
... [More] userspace LVM2 tools. Please look at http://sources.redhat.com/dm/ for information about the device-mapper kernel and userspace components. [Less]