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MySQL and LUN snapshotting
Posted by: Dean Holland
Date: March 29, 2006 11:22PM

Hi,

We are planning to store MySQL databases over iSCSI on a SAN that provides snapshotting of LUNs. Is there anyway to guarantee that a snapshot of MySQL will be consistent? For example if the snapshot is taken in the middle of a write to a database I would assume that this will cause problems if that snapshot was restored. Has anyone else achieved this?

Thanks!
Dean

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