After reading this chapter, you now have an understanding of the many storage configuration schemes in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, some of which can be combined. Standard partitions are straightforward and necessary for some mount points but lack the option to resize without destroying the existing partitions. LVM is the default partitioning scheme for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Logical volumes can be resized easily. Software RAID offers redundancy and some speed advantages. Global File Systems and clustering offer scalable, reliable storage for enterprises.