How to Integrating LVM with Hadoop and providing Elasticity to Data Node Storage and Increase or Decrease the Size of Static
Partition in Linux?
What is Hadoop?
Hadoop is an open-source software framework for storing data and running applications on clusters of commodity hardware. It provides massive storage for any kind of data, enormous processing power and the ability to handle virtually limitless concurrent tasks or jobs.
What do you mean by LVM?
LVM is a tool for logical volume management which includes allocating disks, striping, mirroring and resizing logical volumes. With LVM, a hard drive or set of hard drives is allocated to one or more physical volumes. LVM physical volumes can be placed on other block devices which might span two or more disks.
Steps to integrate Hadoop Cluster with LVM :