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Mathieu Xavier

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March 18th 2013
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Tim Jones, does this make you sick, or what ?
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 197 859831 Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. maxavid@cfl.rr.com
Re: Tim Jones, does this make you sick, or what ?
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
I'll add that I bought TTT to help me restore tapes from other Post facilities. Everything was written to the tape with Tar and TTT worked with the help of some script I wrote to dredge the tape for a
Atempo Digital Archive LTO not backing up alias files on Xsan
by William Davis 6 years ago
I'm trying to figure out why our LTO backup software (Atempo Digital Archive) fails when it hits directories that contain alias files on the Xsan. Final Cut Pro X in particular creates an alias file w
Re: Atempo Digital Archive LTO not backing up alias files on Xsan
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
Bill, I did a test with Archiware P5 and the link files get backed up. I tested a restore and all the files restored properly including the alias files which relinked back to the original material. I'
Archiving FCP project folder to send
by shilpa mankikar 7 years ago
Hi I want to archive an entire FCP project folder to reduce the file size and send it over Dropbox (to avoid getting a hard drive & mailing it). The original folder is 140GB. I tried to Archive it by
Re: Archiving FCP project folder to send
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
Use hditutil in Terminal to make a disk image of your project folder. It will be the same size. Then use hdiutil to segment it into tiny 100M pieces to make uploading and downloading easier. It will t
Two copies of each tape?
by micah sawyer 7 years ago
So I'm trying to plan out a full workflow. Starting with a SAN for current work + 6 months complete, then moving to a drobo for 6 months + 2 years complete and then ultimately ending up on tape for fi
Re: Two copies of each tape?
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
It might just be me, but it pays to be paranoid. I've lived through SAN and RAID failures. Given a choice I like to keep copies of 2nd tier SAN, NAS, RAID, ZFS pool, or somewhere AND on tape. If disas
How to copy 20TB to LTO 5(or 6)
by Doug Weiner 7 years ago
I think I understand LTFS - which looks amazing. However, really what I don't understand is how to back up 20TB across LTO tapes, so that if I have to restore an entire 20Tb raid, how do I keep the fi
Re: How to copy 20TB to LTO 5(or 6)
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
Hi As Tim Jones said Bru can copy your 20TB backup set seamlessly to multiple tapes. And so can Archiware P4 (soon to be P5). All reasonable backup software can accomplish this task. If you have video
Free Digital Asset Manager
by jack Bibbo 7 years ago
I have a TON of drives. USB, FW800, TB etc. Most are serving as backup until we figure out our LTO system. What I am looking for is a workflow to see what is on the drives with out actually plugging t
Re: Free Digital Asset Manager
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
Lots of free Open Source software solutions. All it costs is your time. :) Tactic: http: community.southpawtech.com get-started ResourceSpace http: bitnami.com stack resourcespace Cheers, :) DAM SAN s
Needing some advice on archive database
by Phillip Linford 6 years ago
Hi All, We currently have a pretty robust network here with backup for storing video footage, photos, audio etc. What we do not have, and need, is an application that will let us search or archived fo
Re: Needing some advice on archive database
by Mathieu Xavier 6 years ago
One possible way to do this is with Archiware Archive. It lets you move your video to LTO tapes and or near-line disk raid storage while keeping a nice database of video proxy files that you can view
Video archive structure and process?
by micah sawyer 7 years ago
Hello! We are trying to get a handle on archive and backup of our projects. We have 6 editing machines (FCP and Premiere) A few years back we dropped a ton of money into the apple final cut server (wh
Re: Video archive structure and process?
by Mathieu Xavier 7 years ago
Micah, There are lots of ways to tackle this issue, here are a couple I've seen in production (at various studios): 1) FileMaker + Blu-Ray Each project gets an entry in a FileMaker Db and a Blu-Ray di
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