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Eric Newbauer

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September 7th 2005
25 Posts
Selling Software Licenses - CommandSoft's FibreJet
by Eric Roediger 6 years ago
Hi all, I'm doing some research for my boss. I do not think it will yield anything, but I have to ask: Has anyone successfully purchased licenses (sometimes called a "license transfer") from third par
Re: Selling Software Licenses - CommandSoft's FibreJet
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hi Eric, The answer to your question "Is it legal " is "It depends." Software isn't exactly purchased and owned; it's licensed. To know if what you want to do is legal or not you have to read the EULA
Thunderbolt 1 shared storage tests
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
Hi - I am anxiously awaiting my new Mac Pro with Thunderbolt 2. But my initial testing with Thunderbolt networking has been dismal so far. No switch - just looping a MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 1 to
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Re: Thunderbolt 1 shared storage tests
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hey Bob, Just throwing this out there FWIW... let us know if you think you might want a super special Bob Z stealth-test-mode version of SANmp that can arbitrate Thunderbolt storage. Eric Newbauer Stu
cost effective NAS or SAN Solution for videotranscoding
by Heiko Lentz 6 years ago
Hi all, I m looking for a Shared Storage Solution for my videotranscoding environment. Multiple Clients (up to ) should have access to the Storage. In my planing approx. 10 clients have to access vide
Re: cost effective NAS or SAN Solution for videotranscoding
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Heiko Lentz "is the throughput limited by the network controller 10 GBE or by the Raid Controller of the storage " Assuming all components are spec'ed properly and working correctly, the Ethernet con
Periodic network drop and recovery
by John Heagy 6 years ago
We are testing a NAS offering and are seeing periodic network drops and recovery. The storage is supporting 16 ProRes 140 ingest pretty well except for periodic drops to zero for 1 2 sec than a 40Mb s
Re: Periodic network drop and recovery
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
John Heagy "Has anybody seen anything like this periodic drop and recovery " Probably everyone who's ever tried doing what you've explained. ;-) There can be many reasons why you're seeing such drops
Go with known video SAN vendors? Or an IT dept solution?
by Scott Smith 6 years ago
Large university, with departmental merger. We are building a new studio with about 4 or 5 edit bays plus a 3-D graphics position. Predominantly Mac-based with Adobe CC products. May see a PC with 3DS
Re: Go with known video SAN vendors? Or an IT dept solution?
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hi Scott, I work for SNS. Hopefully it goes without saying, but we'd be happy to have a call with the folks in your IT shop if they'd be up for a chat. We've done this call many times, and we can spea
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G-Tech drives won't mount on work computer, but will on home computer
by Leigh Harrington 6 years ago
I have an issue with some G-tech drives that I have used for years. I went to plug in a drive today (Mac Pro, Leopard, firewire 800) that I used maybe three months ago and it would not mount. I could
Re: G-Tech drives won't mount on work computer, but will on home computer
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Did these drives previously work OK on this same computer Leigh Harrington "Any chance we accidentally deleted something that the computer needed to see the drives " Yes, but assuming you verified the
Cloud vs. On site Server
by Carla Gamble 6 years ago
We are a small Multimedia department consisting of 2 editors, an Animator and Photographer. We are looking for a shared storage solution. IT recommends spending large amount of Money on and on site se
Re: Cloud vs. On site Server
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hi Carla, Has your management team explained why they want to use the cloud They may have some great reasons and it'd be interesting for us (as on-site video storage manufacturers) to understand what
Large Storage solution needed
by Matthew Kasey 6 years ago
I work at an small ad agency and we are constantly working on old projects as well as ingesting new footage from shoots and such. I do everything in-house, and deliver for broadcast, so I work in full
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Paul Escamilla liked this 6 years ago
Re: Large Storage solution needed
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hi Matthew, I'm sure you'll hear from lots of folks like me, so I'll keep my reply short! We (SNS) specialize in large shared media storage solutions (a few TB up to PB) for companies that have multip
Question for those using Thunderbolt with SAN
by Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
I am looking to a Thunderbolt upgrade path in our current metaSAN network. Currently, all ethernet connected computers have wifi as the internet pipe. It's ok, but it's not as ok as having wired based
Re: Question for those using Thunderbolt with SAN
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Gotta 2nd what Bob said... we have quite a few of the ATTO Thunderlink adapters in our lab both 8Gb FC and 10GbE and they work really well. No problems. Eric Newbauer Studio Network Solutions (SNS) ht
Shared FC Storage
by Glenn Erdos 7 years ago
To: Bob Zellin Hi Bob, I have been a huge fan of your talents for many years, your guides and wisdom are always dead nuts on target! To: All who can help. I am at a stuck point in my studio set-up...
Re: Shared FC Storage
by Eric Newbauer 6 years ago
Hi Glenn, Just wondering if you've made some progress on the sharing aspect of your SAN. Since you mentioned SANmp I wanted to point out that we have a pretty lengthy trial "period," which, hopefully
Ethernet SAN solution
by Trevor Schrodt 7 years ago
I'm researching gigabit ethernet SAN solution for our small shop with two full-time editors and one part-time. We use Macs with CS6 (CC very soon) and Resolve, AVCHD & ProRes4444 are our primary codec
Re: Ethernet SAN solution
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Alex Bob, thanks as always for the mentions! Trevor, in addition to our EVO storage system (now also available in an 8 bay, which might be perfect for you), if you already have some direct-attach RAID
Slowwwww sparse bundles?
by Ian Johnson 7 years ago
We've been using Sparse Bundles to cut with FCPX on our server. It works fairly well overall, but they're so slow!! We usually see speeds of around 115MB s both ways (whether transferring files or cut
Re: Slowwwww sparse bundles?
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Craig Alan "Your solution is definitely networked : so are you using volumes within the server storage instead of sparse images with software to assign ownership to a volume Are sparse image speeds c
Object storage
by Neil Sadwelkar 7 years ago
I met someone knowledgeable on storage for large systems and he spoke about 'object storage' as opposed to the current 'normal storage' based on filesystems that we know of (HFS, NTFS etc). I'm trying
Re: Object storage
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Hi Neil, The key word in your question is "big." The world is still defining the problems that object storage will solve. However, most object storage vendors are positioning the technology to be a so
New Fibre Storage for my SAN - or integrated NAS solution?
by Morten Ranmar 7 years ago
I have a MacPro Server with a SmallTree 6 port Gigabit Ethernet Server Card, connected directly to 3 MacPro video editing clients (PremierePro), and else connected to a Gigabit switch for the graphics
Re: New Fibre Storage for my SAN - or integrated NAS solution?
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Hi Morten, In addition to ProMax (and my company, SNS) there are a number of companies here on the Cow -- Maxx Digital, Facilis, EditShare, ProMax, SmallTree, SNS, and others -- who build shared stora
Raid 10
by Herb Sevush 7 years ago
In this article in Red Shark News the author claims that Raid 10 is the optimal way to go for reliability and speed for video editing. Is that generally acknowledged or an arguable position http: www.
Re: Raid 10
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Hmmm... I think you might be referring to this statement FTA: "In practice, RAID-Z exists only as a piece of software, not as a plug-in card, and it may outperform the sort of cheap RAID-5 that's ofte
Backup or Disaster Recovery Needed
by Chris Bilbro 7 years ago
So I am the resident virtualization and storage IT guy for my company. Our marketing departments have been increasing the demands of higher performing bulk storage for their video and editing needs. I
Re: Backup or Disaster Recovery Needed
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Chris, the kind of recordings you have the priceless irreplaceable kind need not just a backup solution, but an archiving solution as well. Many shared storage systems will include some kind of sync b
Cost per GB for large data
by Neil Sadwelkar 7 years ago
I am doing this study for production companies that generate large amounts of data like with Red Epic ArriRAW F65 feature shoots, need to back it up, and at some point of time need access to all of it
Re: Cost per GB for large data
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
Are you specifically trying to avoid stuff that's rack mountable If so, could you explain why (Is it more about space restrictions, or cost, or is it because you plan to physically move the arrays aro
No Caldigit Email Support and HDone with Windows 8 Support
by Leo Baker 7 years ago
Hello, I have a Caldigit HDONE I am using the Windows 2.1.3 on Windows 7 I was getting random blue screens Storport.s ys IRQL not Less or Equal When Accessing Caldigit HDONE Raid this only happens whe
Re: No Caldigit Email Support and HDone with Windows 8 Support
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
It looks like there's no Windows 8 support for the HD One's controller. I think that controller is actually an Accusys 62000 (or 61000), so maybe you can find Win 8 drivers for it somewhere other than
boy, Premiere has lots of rules (for network storage)
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
well, now that we are finally getting into full-on widespread Adobe Premiere at facilities, I realize how ignorant I have been about Adobe Premiere "best practices". Especially in a networked environm
Re: boy, Premiere has lots of rules (for network storage)
by Eric Newbauer 7 years ago
I'd suggest adding "Use NTP" to the list. Something we've found in NAS configurations is that Premiere can act unpredictably if all machines (workstations and any storage servers) aren't perfectly tim
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