What is the best filesystem for KVM Hypervisor?
raw + VirtIO or
qcow2 + VirtIO ?
Performance is the main issue.
closed as not constructive by Tom O'Connor♦, Chopper3, Tim Brigham, ewwhite, dunxd Sep 4 '12 at 13:51
As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion. If you feel that this question can be improved and possibly reopened, visit the help center for guidance.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.
raw + virtio provides slightly better performance, but it lacks the snapshot ability. None of these is actually a filesystem, by the way.