Repository and Preservation Storage Architecture

Keith Rajecki
2008 International Conference on Digital Preservation  
While the Open Archive Information System (OAIS) model has become the de facto standard for preservation archives, the design and implementation of a repository or reliable long term archive lacks adopted technology standards and design best practices. This paper is intended to provide guidelines and recommendations for standards implementation and best practices for a viable, cost effective, and reliable repository and preservation storage architecture. This architecture is based on a
more » ... on of open source and commercially supported software and systems. Although several operating systems currently exist, the logical choice for an archive storage system is an open source operating system, of which there are two primary choices today: Linux and Solaris. There are many varieties of Linux available and supported by nearly all system manufacturers. The Solaris Operating System is freely downloadable from Sun Microsystems. Many variants of the Linux operating system and Solaris are available with support on a fee base.
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