Optimizing production workflow can be done in multiple ways. Video production generates data—lots of data. These data has to be managed when flowing through different stages and kept safe along the way. There are several mechanisms to keep video data
By Marc M. Batschkus Tape storage has been around for decades and has evolved over that time to be the most cost-efficient and durable long-term storage available. Linear Tape Open, or LTO, is the most important format that is developed
When maximum security and business continuity are required the Backup process becomes a strategic meaning. To fulfil this special role, the P5 server can have a redundant failover instance. Archiware P5 can be configured to run on two separate host
By Marc M. Batschkus Small businesses—or SMBs—need to keep their business running. For most of them, customer contacts, stock keeping, and orders are their core data. This is why SMBs especially need a data protection strategy. If this sounds too
By David Fox While the office is empty and many work remotely, we offer some tips on ways to use Archiware P5 that should prove useful in these exceptional times. All of the tips below can be implemented without requiring
By David Fox Modern LTO tapes and drives provide exactly what is needed for backup of large quantities of data: speed and capacity. However, unlike hard drives and memory sticks, LTO isn’t plug-and-play. Software is required to make a workflow
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus QNAP offers NAS devices in a wide range of capacity and performance. They can be used as shared storage for workgroups and companies and/or as a target for a Backup. You can also combine these
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Creating media assets takes time, effort and money. Some media might be unique and close to impossible to re-create. For these reasons, preserving the valuable assets for reference, returning customers, re-use, and monetisation of any
By Marc M. Batschkus New cameras, bigger files and an increased number of delivery formats create a challenge for entertainment data management. How do you keep all files safe with minimum effort while keeping costs low? With fast disk storage
By David Fox Introduction With the release of P5 version 6 of the data-management suite this month, Archiware keeps the name at P5 but moves the version number along to 6. The technology advances and general modernization set the stage
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Working with multiple media types like photos, graphics, sound, and video can be challenging. Creating an edit with dozens or even hundreds of assets often requires the appropriate media management support to find the right
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus There is a saying that access to files is only as secure as the backup is. This is true, especially for video production, where time pressure is high, as well as the risks to accidentally
by Marc M. Batschkus Digital cameras are a hot commodity that makes creating memories easy. Nonetheless, it has created unique problems and solutions. Ever since the switch to digital cameras, photography is connected to IT and data management. Analog film
by Marc M. Batschkus Why archive in the first place? Since archiving is a migration process, it moves files from production storage to archive storage. Saving space on production storage saves investment and keeps the number of files to a
by Marc M. Batschkus Video production has some unique characteristics when it comes to filing sets. Files are usually much bigger than in most other fields, and the number of files per project is limited. If something goes wrong and
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Small businesses face a lot of challenges. They have to compete with their services and presentation against much bigger companies. And, sometimes they want to look bigger than they are to attract customers. Their data
By David Fox When it comes to taking a backup copy of data to ensure nothing is lost in the event of a failure, hack, or disaster, there are two different storage techniques. A Backup writes data onto ‘containers’ which
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.