Block Storage - Guides
Block Storage is a scalable, high-speed, and fault tolerant storage service used to add additional storage to a Linode Compute Instance.
NoteOur newer NVMe Block Storage solution is now available across most of our data centers. This new hardware dramatically increases the performance of Block Storage and is offered at no additional cost. Review the NVMe Block Storage Upgrade guide to learn more about this roll out.
View, Create, and Delete Volumes: Learn how to view and manage Block Storage Volumes.
Attach and Detach Existing Volumes: Instructions on attaching and safely detaching existing Volumes to (and from) Compute Instances
Configure a Volume on a Compute Instance: To use a Volume on a Compute Instance, it needs to first be configured by creating a file system and mounting the device.
Resize a Volume: Increase the size of a Block Storage Volume after it has been created.
Transfer a Volume to a Different Compute Instance: Move a Block Storage Volume to a different Compute Instance within the same data center.
Transfer Block Storage Data between Data Centers: Volumes are not able to be migrated between data centers. Instead, you can transfer the data from one Volume into another Volume within a data center.
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