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Tools for modelling and simulating migration-based preservation

Tools for modelling and simulating migration-based preservation
Tools for modelling and simulating migration-based preservation
This report describes two tools for modelling and simulating the costs and risks of using IT storage systems for the long-term archiving of file-based AV assets. The tools include a model of storage costs, the ingest and access of files, the possibility of data corruption and loss from a range of mechanisms, and the impact of having limited resources with which to fulfill access requests and preservation actions. Applications include archive planning, development of a technology strategy, cost estimation for business planning, operational decision support, staff training and generally promoting awareness of the issues and challenges archives face in digital preservation.
University of Southampton; Prestoprime Consortium
Addis, Matthew
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Jacyno, Mariusz
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Addis, Matthew
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Jacyno, Mariusz
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Addis, Matthew and Jacyno, Mariusz (2010) Tools for modelling and simulating migration-based preservation Southampton, GB. University of Southampton; Prestoprime Consortium 56pp.

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This report describes two tools for modelling and simulating the costs and risks of using IT storage systems for the long-term archiving of file-based AV assets. The tools include a model of storage costs, the ingest and access of files, the possibility of data corruption and loss from a range of mechanisms, and the impact of having limited resources with which to fulfill access requests and preservation actions. Applications include archive planning, development of a technology strategy, cost estimation for business planning, operational decision support, staff training and generally promoting awareness of the issues and challenges archives face in digital preservation.

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Published date: 22 December 2010
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, IT Innovation

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Local EPrints ID: 339147
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/339147
PURE UUID: ff81ce98-6f6b-4f9b-93cb-7227c5f589eb

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Date deposited: 24 May 2012 06:41
Last modified: 13 Dec 2018 17:30

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