By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus How important are Metadata for a media archive? Years after actual production happens, chances are low that someone will remember a filename or other specifics of the production to find a file. This is where
By Dr. Marc Batschkus Keeping important data for the long-term means archiving. This is actually the difference between Backup and Archive. The Backup protects all files that are still in use for daily production and work. All files that are
By Dr. Marc Batschkus It is easy to forget how many codecs become obsolete over time. Even once popular codecs become outdated. Some cameras used their own codecs and thus became part of the workflow. How many of your files
by David Fox With the release of Archiware P5 version 5.5, backup and archive to cloud storage are supported. There are various options and providers for cloud storage, this article aims to explain how this works and how to set
by Dr.Marc M. Batschkus Disk storage is everywhere, can be combined to fast RAIDs and large SAN systems to cover almost any need for speed and capacity. There are more disk storage products on the market than anyone can possibly
by Marc M. Batschkus and Clay Teramo – CEO The Data Media Source, San Jose, California LTO Tape is an excellent storage media, but what to do when tape sets are replaced or no longer needed? We recently learned of
By David Fox LTFS brings together the convenience and familiarity of a removable disk, with the capacity, reliability and price-per-terabyte of tape. Since P5 version 5.6 now supports LTFS, this article looks at the reasons LTFS exists along with some
By David Fox P5 Backup2Go is Archiware’s workstation backup product, it reads from the workstations disks and writes to a central disk-based repository. Here, many time-based snapshots of the workstations data are retained and available to restore from.
By Marijan Kozic Primer on Backup strategies When designing the best backup strategy for a particular business environment, the goals are always the same – providing maximum data protection with minimum restore times, while reducing the impact on production resources.
– Click here for the English version of this article – von Josef Doods Die Anforderungen: Datensicherheit und Zugriff auf ältere Datei-Versionen sowie Hochverfügbarkeit. Die Antwort: P5 Synchronize.
– Hier finden Sie die deutsche Version dieses Artikels – By Josef Doods The requirement: Data security and access to older file versions in combination with high availability. The answer: P5 Synchronize.
By Marijan Kozic Virtualization brings unquestionable advantages and benefits. However, with its increasing presence, system administrators also face new challenges in maintaining and protecting the growing number of virtual servers.
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus and Marijan Kozic The benefits of virtualization have triggered its incredible popularity amongst IT professionals. With its ease of use and consolidation of hardware, discarding many separate servers for individual services becomes a no-brainer.
Text by Dr. Marc M. BatschkusInfographic by Lana Tannir LTO Tape is more attractive than ever and applicable in more circumstances. In rapid succession, LTO-9 has appeared in addition to the already impressive LTO-8 tape standard.What are the features and
by Archiware Staff Virtualization is a well-established, future-proof technology. It increases efficiency, reduces downtime and expands datacenter utilization. The IT industry relies on server virtualization to reduce costs and improve productivity.
by Priscila Ferrari from Drivesys, Brazil Since the 2000s, the technology sector and digital market have undergone prominent changes. These have greatly affected all users, businesses, and industry professionals.
by Julia Friedrich & Ibrahim Tannir When planning a data management strategy, there are a number of questions that need to be considered: Do I need an immediate failover solution? What is an acceptable backup frequency?
Jan 17, 2014 – SSD ’s (solid-state drives) have become more widespread in the storage world, mainly because of their lower access time and latency.
June 11, 2013 – Even though archiving is important in almost all industries, there is one that couldn’t avoid the topic even if it tried. I am talking about the digital media industry.
April 19, 2013 – About a year ago, we decided to put together a website with P4 scripts. This site features the work of our partners, as well as some of our own techs.