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From Simon Weller <>
Subject Re: KVM Incremental Backups & Live Storage Migration
Date Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:30:19 GMT
Hi Jeromy,

Take a look at this PR regarding KVM live storage migration:

In terms of live snapshots, KVM live snaps (with memory) got merged fairly recently into the
4.10 future release. It backs up incremental snapshots to primary storage. Disk only snaps
have been supported for quite a long time.

- Si

From: Jeromy Grimmett <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:17 AM
Subject: KVM Incremental Backups & Live Storage Migration

Hello All,

Does anyone out there have a solution for doing incremental snapshots or backups of KVM (QCOW2)
VM images? Also, does anyone know of any movement for doing Live Storage Migration for KVM
VMs? In VMware you can “Storage vMotion” a VM’s disks, but I have not seen anything
to do the same with KVM in CloudStack.

Any advice is appreciated.



Jeromy Grimmett

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