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KVM - Automated Snapshot Pruning Script

A script to automatically prune old snapshots and only keep the last X number.

Managing External Snapshots With BASH Scripts

Manage external snapshots with BASH scripts because virsh doesn't fully support external snapshots in Ubuntu 16.04.

Send And Receive ZFS Snapshots

In this tutorial, I am going to configure two MySQL servers to store their data in ZFS, and then synchronize them in a master/slave relationship using zfs send/recieve.

KVM External Snapshots

Learn about the power of external snapshots, and the advantages they bring over traditional internal snapshots.