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Jerzy Zbyslaw

Member Since:
February 19th 2018
26 Posts
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by Jerzy Zbyslaw 6 months ago
Just noticed this which might be of some interest! https: p5.archiware.com desktop-lto-edition
Calculating media costs for LTO-6 & LTO-8
by Sam Lee 1 year ago
I'm planning to upgrade from LTO-6 to LTO-8. Waited a year for Sony & Fuji to settle their differences. But having a problem in calculating the media costs. Here's the latest price: LTO-6: $23 tape @
Re: Calculating media costs for LTO-6 & LTO-8
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 1 year ago
Sam Lee "Should I wait for LTO-9 instead " LTO8 came out in Dec 2017 and with a 2-2.5 yearly refresh cycle there's a possibility LTO9 may come out as early as the end of this year or as late as the m
LTO8 Media / Cartridge Shortage
by Tim Gerhard 2 years ago
Hey all, Just a warning that production on LTO8 media cartridges has stopped temporarily. There is a lawsuit between Sony and Fujifilm, and the tapes aren't being made until the lawsuit gets resolved
Re: LTO8 Media / Cartridge Shortage
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 1 year ago
Looks like the legal dispute is over as companies Sony and Fujifilm have both agreed to stop arguing, however, they will both need to get their respective LTO8 media certified and it will take months
Are LTO-8 Tapes available for purchase in Asia or Europe?
by Doug Weiner 2 years ago
I know the patent lawsuit has impacted LTO8 tapes sold in the US, but can LTO-8 be purchase in Asia or Europe I don't need hundreds of tapes, just about 20 will hold me over for at least a year. These
Re: Are LTO-8 Tapes available for purchase in Asia or Europe?
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
There are none for sale in Australia so I'm guessing this shortage is global but if you have an LTO8 drive then you can use 6TB LTO7 tapes which are USD $60 or instead you can use LTO7 type M ones tha
ibm lto 6 format media without compression
by Pepo Razzari 2 years ago
Hi folks, last post here was maybe some ten years back. I recently acquired an lto 6 drive from ibm. It connects over sas to a windows 7 machine. I am using ibm ltfs 2.2 tool to format the media to lt
Re: ibm lto 6 format media without compression
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
I don't see what the big deal with compression is because its transparently done by the drive itself and every drive understands it so there's no chance that a compressed tape won't be readable anytim
LTO Archive vs Near line storage
by Eric Strand 2 years ago
While googling, I stumbled upon this thread that Bob Zelin posted in 2016 and was wondering if the different companies had a 2018 update on this topic https: forums.creativecow.net docs forums post.ph
Re: LTO Archive vs Near line storage
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
Eric Strand ""I cannot help to acknowledge that as the price of inexpensive NAS products from Synology, QNAP, and Netgear continue to drop in price, the reality that NEAR LINE STORAGE (secondary shar
What is the Point of LTO?
by Nick Pearce-Tomenius 2 years ago
By Jon Morgan, CEO, Object Matrix LTO is under attack from a wide variety of new technologies that challenge the very existence of the format and its relevance. Coupled with the fact that many broadca
Re: What is the Point of LTO?
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
Melvin Chong "I just hope somebody will write a backup software that can write to 50 Gb Blu-ray using LTFS one day." Pardon! Surely you mean like the packet writing software we used to use on CD's an
Dual layer Data DVD
by Steve Kownacki 2 years ago
Is it possible to burn a dual layer data DVD and choose which layer the data is written to Google turned up nothing and doesn't appear Toast has any options. Steve
Re: Dual layer Data DVD
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
As far as I'm aware the layers have never been separately addressable ever, and basically as the DVD-DL is 8.5 GB in size then anything written to it is presumably written to the first layer if < 4
Trying to find a Good File Cloning Software
by Ryan McCormick 2 years ago
Hey all! I'm trying to find a good solution for our studio for data backup. We have three editors. We're all connected to a QNAP Thunderbolt RAID and then one computer is connected to a Drobo to backu
Re: Trying to find a Good File Cloning Software
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
RSYNC is the best free utility to use if available as you can also use the checksum option to make sure the files are identical down to the last byte. https: www.techradar.com au how-to computing appl
Skip LTO-7 for LTO-8 in 2018-2019?
by Sam Lee 3 years ago
I've been using LTO-6 since 2013. Great 4 years of archive with over 2000 tapes and growing. The HP drive is still working great. But the data is getting bigger than ever before, especially raw 4K and
Re: Skip LTO-7 for LTO-8 in 2018-2019?
by Jerzy Zbyslaw 2 years ago
LTO6 tapes come in two formats MP (Metal Particle) and BaFe (Barrium Ferrite) and LTO6 drives happily accept both versions and I can pretty much confirm that LTO8 drives will not read LTO6 tapes and f
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