February 13, 2013
By James McKenna
Industry discussions on shared storage traditionally center on scale-up and scale-out architecture, high-performance and reliability of tier 1 “edit in place” systems. However, with new file-based camera acquisition, as well as low-res, high-res conform making a return to the postproduction landscape, high-speed backup and restoration, nearline data management and data replication for disaster recovery are increasingly becoming key areas of focus for post-production professionals.
There are several methods that can facilitate greater data protection, including mirroring, backup, synchronization and archive. With the right solution in place, professionals will see an immediate positive impact on their workflow and data will be protected as a result of replication. Each method comes with its own unique set of benefits: