Currently, there are over 660,000 different podcasts produced throughout the world. Over 28 million episodes are available in more than 100 languages. More than 50 percent of U.S. homes listen to podcasts regularly and most listeners average seven different shows each week. For a medium that has existed less than 25 years, those numbers are staggering.
Protecting data can be made simpler by looking at the mechanisms involved. The A-B-C of data management describes the most commonly used processes to protect data. A-B-C refers to Archive, Backup and Cloning, all of which are essential to cover all aspects of data protection and data preservation.
It seems everyone, at least in this business, wants to be part of high-visibility production or broadcast. Well, such events do not get much bigger than the annual Super Bowl broadcast or NASCAR productions.
Whatever you do in media production, having a backup is indispensable. Having another copy of the file means that in case something goes wrong, it can be restored to the last version saved without loosing all, or only a minimum, of your work. But there’s an even better practice to consider, one that provides a fail-safe in the event of a disaster. Cloning, also known as replication, offers a number of benefits outlined in this article.
With digital content sources and resolutions expanding regularly, we’re going to need Artificial Intelligence to help us wrangle the data.
The company’s new logging software is appropriate for program providers operating from a single channel up to hundreds of channels.
Migrating to a new MAM system is a major headache for organizations with large volumes of assets who can’t afford downtime. The BEIT session ‘Managing Multiple Asset Management Systems’ (Saturday, April 6 10:40am - 12:00pm Location: N260) will discuss how the Strangler software development pattern can slowly take over a legacy MAM system’s functions until nothing is left but the new system. Roger Sacilotto, Consulting Software Engineer at Avid takes us under the hood.