[PVE-User] qcow2 vs raw format

Leandro Roggerone leandro at tecnetmza.com.ar
Thu Mar 12 12:40:55 CET 2020


Thanks!

El jue., 12 mar. 2020 a las 5:09, Lindsay Mathieson (<
lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com>) escribió:

> On 9/03/2020 10:35 pm, Eneko Lacunza wrote:
> > Performance-wise, they should be almost the same. qcow2 is a bit more
> > complex than a raw file/partition, but I don't think you'll notice any
> > impact. Maybe others can comment on this.
>
>
> qcow2 supports snapshots natively, raw requires the underlying storage
> (such as Ceph) to support snapshots.
>
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> Lindsay
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