vzdump archives all blocks with any data, even deleted.
You need to clean not used blocks with zeros.
I use sysinternals "sdelete -c" for this on windows machines.
For Linux I use "dd if=/dev/zero of=.junk; sync; rm -f .junk"
Also I use separate disk with nobackup flag for swap - saves...
So as I can understand, the only possibility to stay with free stable KVM virtualization platform on production servers is to continue using old proxmox or to migrate to another alternatives (ex.oVirt) ? :-\
Very dissapointed. As I see after version 3.1 we can only use unstable free repo (= pvetest ?) for our production servers. For example, for my organization in my country it is impossible to make a bank transfer for any subscription coz of financial restrictions (money transfers only after lots...
A little wishlist:
1) Would be great to have button "Shrink disk" near "Resize disk" that makes "qemu-img -c" with selected disk (for now I do it manually every time, every day, for 10 times per day >.<)
2) And it would be nice to see the actual size of compressed qcow2 images (most of my...