difference between traditional and Flex volume?
2014-07-20 03:38 PM
Please explain about the diff b/w traditional and Flex volume other than below points. Which one is frequently use?
The smallest possible 2 disk raid4 3 disk raiddp
A traditional volume is contained by a single, dedicated,
The only way to increase the size of a traditional volume is to add entire disks to
its containing aggregate
t is impossible to decrease the size of a traditional
Flexible volume (FlexVol):
Because the volume is managed separately from the aggregate,
FlexVol volumes give you a lot more options for managing the size of the
You can create FlexVol volumes in an aggregate nearly instantaneously.
They can be as small as 20 MB and as large as the volume capacity that is
supported for your storage system
You can increase and decrease the size of a FlexVol in small increments (as
small as 4 KB), nearly instantaneously
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Re: difference between traditional and Flex volume?
2014-07-21 04:54 AM
Just know this, traditional volumes are a thing of the past. Only focus on Flexvols.
Also, these are pretty basic questions you are asking, you might want to do some additional on netapp's documentation website.