By David Fox Archiware P5 Backup has two special backup strategies designed to assist in situations where taking a ‘full’ backup is not feasible. In this blog article, we’ll look at both Synthetic and Progressive backup methods in some detail.
Quick Guide to Configuring an LTO-Based Backup/Archive System
By Josef Doods The data management platform Archiware P5 offers a software for backup, P5 Backup as well as for Archive, P5 Archive. Arching data in a company is a task that guarantees the long-term preservation of data. Configuring a
Archiware’s 4 Data Management Trends for 2022
Being at the front-line in the battle often fought between incoming media data and storage constraints, Archiware is well placed to share a few predictions around trends in the storage and management of data. Based on feedback from our partners
What’s New in P5 Version 6.1
By David Fox Introduction On January 26th, Archiware GmbH, expert in data backup and archiving, released the latest version 6.1 of its P5 Data Management Platform. There’s plenty of new functionality between version 6.0 and 6.1, so let’s take a
Media Vaulting: Guide To Backup & Offsite Media Vault
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus According to the dictionary, a vault is “a secure room in a bank in which valuables are stored”. You might consider bringing your media to an actual bank, but there are other alternatives that might
What is the 3-2-1 Backup Rule and is it relevant in 2021?
By Dr. Marc Batschkus It is a classic among Backup rules and still you might not have heard about it or don’t know exactly what it is. This is why we’ll take a closer look at the 3-2-1- Backup rule
File Server Backup Best Practices For Data Backup
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Whenever multiple users need the same core set of files, a file server backup has its place. File servers can range from small to very big, from single TBs to PB data sets. Today, there
Data Backup vs. Recovery: Key Differences
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Many people run backups for years without ever needing recovery. So, recovery is not a term they are familiar with. More dangerous is that they might not be familiar with the process of getting their
Boosting ROI through a Modernized Video Production Workflow
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
What is LTO Tape and How it Works
By Marc M. Batschkus LTO tape is a linear storage medium and technology. LTO means Linear Tape Open and is developed as a standard defined by the LTO consortium, consisting of IBM, HPE, and Quantum. There are multiple vendors and
How to Safely Backup to LTO Tape
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
How to Manage Your Data in the Post Production Workflow
By Marc M. Batschkus The post-production workflow is responsible for precious files that might have cost millions to create. Therefore, having solid protection and maximum security for this data is necessary. Since there are many options and technologies available, a
Why is Data Management Software for Small Business Important?
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
How Does LTO Backup Software Work?
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
What’s New in P5 Version 6.0
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
Top 5 Video Backup Methods for Media Professionals
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
What is the Best Way to Store Digital Photos Long-Term?
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
How to Protect Video Storage
by Dr. 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
What’s the Best Backup Storage for Small Businesses?
By David Fox All businesses store digital data that’s vital to their ongoing success. It follows that a good backup of this data is also required. For this reason, it is crucial to utilise the best backup storage and strategy
What is an Incremental Backup? Definition and How It Works
By David Fox Anyone coming into contact with the subject of data backup may come across the term ‘incremental’ in relation to backups. You may not understand what it means, or even worse, have a partial understanding. In this article,