Several months ago I highlighted the use case for mixing thick and thin hypervisors in the context of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. Today, I’d like to build on that to provide more detail on using an agent on the thick hypervisor (RHEL 6 and KVM) to streamline the process of backing up data volumes. And as the title suggests, we’re offloading that backup requirement away from the hypervisor. Why?
Because we can (and should). Continue reading “Using Snap Creator to Offload Backups in RHEV & KVM”