What is Thin Provisioning?

Thin provisioning is a method of allocating and managing storage resources efficiently.

How does Thin Provisioning works?

Thin provisioning works like Virtual Provisioning. The only difference between the two terms is that Virtual Provisioning is used to manage storage spaces in virtual environment and thin provisioning is used to manage the simple computing environments i.e. Physical hard disk.

Thin provisioning allocates the physical storage on hard disk according to the requirements. This phenomena helps in utilizing hard disk resources efficiently.

How and where Thin Provisioning is used?

Thin provisioning is used to manage physical storage resources efficiently in both shared and unshared computing environments.

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