Tag Archives: MAM

Archiving – the Big Picture. (Part 2)

by Marc M. Batschkus – Read part 1 – Implementing the Archive with P5 Archive Once you know the who, what and how, you can start looking at the details of your Archive implementation. Archive modes: There are three archive modes. Most people use manual archiving. A person (usually the admin) decides when to archive what and triggers the job. Alternatively, there is automatic or watch folder archiving. A watch folder is combined with a schedule and data is picked up accordingly. Depending on the workflow and load, that schedule can be anything from several times a day to once a month. […]

Media Asset Management Systems

June 11, 2013 – Even though archiving is important in almost all industries, there is one that couldn’t avoid the topic even if it tried. I am talking about the digital media industry. The volume of data created in this field and the prices of primary storage make archiving not just an option, but a must.  In the digital media industry, data is often organized in Media Asset Management (MAM) Systems. There are countless one of them out there, some very complex, some a little more easy to use. What MAM you are using depends mostly on your workflow requirements and the […]