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Virtual disk allocation/clone methods in Oracle VM Repositories (Doc ID 2099624.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This article outline the three virtual disk allocation/clone methods in Oracle VM.

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Q1:What are the available virtual disk allocation/clone methods in Oracle VM Repositories ?
 1. Non-sparse Allocation/Clone
 2. Sparse Allocation/Clone
 3. Thin clone
 Q2: How to distinguish the virtual disks created by Non-sparse Allocation/Clone, Sparse Allocation/Clone, or Thin clone?
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