VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

If you use LVM volumes for your VirtualBox VMs,
you can create backups and clones of a running VM without shutting it
down. This tutorial shows just that: using LVM snapshots to create
backups and clones of running VirtualBox VMs without downtime.