Having a well organized, long-term solution for archiving acquisition media is an essential consideration for any production. AbelCine offers a number of solutions and can help you find the system that works best for your needs.
On this page, we have collected white papers on this subject. Check back from time to time, as we will be adding more.
Protecting Digital Assets for the Long Term – This paper discusses the various aspects of archive operations and risks to data stored in the digital domain. The most probable technologies for long-term archive reliability based on modern technology will be discussed.
LTO – Big, Fast and Cheap – This white paper from BRU discusses the average media costs of LTO tapes and their backwards and forwards compatibility. LTO as a long-term storage media (25-50 years in the future) is also discussed.
Deliver a Superior Digital Archive Solution for the Media and Entertainment Industry – This white paper introduces the Cache-A archive appliance, which integrates HP LTO-5 tape drives with Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology and Cache-A archiving solutions (hardware and software) to deliver long-term archival stability, ease of deployment and use.
Tape: Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile – In this BRU white paper, the effectiveness of LTO tape as both a near-line backup and long-term archival storage medium is discussed.