Deciding whether to use the Scalability and Performance using FlexGroup Volumes Power Guide

This guide describes how to set up, manage, and protect FlexGroup volumes for scalability and performance. A FlexGroup volume is a scale-out volume that provides high performance along with automatic load distribution.

You should use this guide if you want to configure FlexGroup volumes in the following way:

If this guide is not suitable for your situation, you should see the following documentation instead:

FlexGroups replace Infinite Volumes, which are not supported in newer versions of ONTAP. The Infinite Volumes Management Guide has been moved to the documentation archive.