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Re: [Xen-devel] LVM performance problems with large number of VGs

On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 10:23:42AM -0400, Syed Mushtaq wrote:
> Hi,
> I am testing out a system in which each Guest disk is mapped to a LUN on a
> backend storage. I am using Xenserver 6.5 for this and creating an SR with
> a single VDI inside it for each Guest disk. The way it would work is, from
> an LVM point of view, I would have a Volume Group (VG) for each virtual
> disk and a single logical volume (LV) inside that VG. What I am seeing is
> that creating new volume groups is taking a lot of time. In my test after
> creating about 600 volume groups, it took about 4 seconds to create a new
> one. I have observed this to be a linear trend where the more VGs I add the
> slower future operations become. Other operations like getting the logical
> volumes inside a VG have also slowed down (even though there is only 1 LV
> per VG).
> I was wondering if anyone here faced a similar problem or had some
> experience in dealing with LVM bottlenecks.

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> Thanks,
> -Syed

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