Logical Volume Management LVM (Logical Volume Management) is a powerful option to manage hard disks available in many Linux distributions. There are some terms that you’ll need to know about LVM. The most important things you must understand are: Physical volumes: These are your physical disks, RAID arrays, or disk partitions, such as /dev/hda or /dev/hdb1. Volume groups: Groups physical volumes into storage groups, and is the storage used to create logical volumes. [Read More]