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by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 31, 2020 4:00:00 AM

One thing that is often overlooked. A lot of these technologies. These enterprise-class technologies are not designed to never fail. No one is crazy enough to market something that will …

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Topics:data lossdata protectiondata recoverydata corruption

by Mike Dang, on Jan 30, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Most of the time we see data loss from spinning disk failures more than anything. From time to time. we'll get SSDs but very very rare, we mostly see more …

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Topics:data lossdata protectiondata recoverydata corruption

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 29, 2020 4:00:00 AM

The difference between data loss and data corruption depends on your checkbook because usually data corruption is going to be written off his data loss. I say usually because there …

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Topics:data lossdata protectiondata recoverydata corruption

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 28, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Your workflow depends how you work. It depends what your tolerances are. Like every workflow has its own tolerance. That's one of the things discussed with clients a lot is …

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Topics:data lossdata protectiondata recovery

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Things that you do want to kind of splurge on a little bit in a Motion Graphics focused workstation is RAM. A lot of programs you can get away with …

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Topics:Video editing computerRAMMotion GraphicsAdobe After Effects

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Creating stunning visual effects and graphics requires some real computing power. So what are the minimum hardware requirements for a system that will be handling these types of graphics? A …

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Topics:Video editing computerRAMGPUcpuMotion Graphics

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

If you are working in motion graphics, you know that the rendering process can take a long time. How can you speed that process up so you have more time …

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Topics:video renderingMotion Graphics

by Taylor Hodgetts, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

If you are working with motion graphics you are going to need a powerful rendering engine to process your project. The clock speed is basically the speed of each individual …

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Topics:video renderingcpuMotion Graphics

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

In general, when you talk about Motion Graphics the thing that pops to my mind, having worked in this stuff for a long time is what we used to call …

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Topics:Motion GraphicsAdobe After EffectsApple Motion

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 27, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Data loss is just hand-in-hand with computers in general and anything we're writing information to any multitude of different types of digital media and there's different ways to do that …

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Topics:data lossdata protection

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 24, 2020 4:00:00 AM

There's some there's some interesting things that are not obvious when you're dealing with LTO. Like LTO for lack of a better way to put it LTO is entirely incompatible …

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Topics:workflow tipsLTO

by Taylor Hodgetts, on Jan 23, 2020 9:35:52 AM

When prospective customers come to us looking for a shared storage solution for their professional video team, one of our first questions is: Which codecs are you shooting in? Why …

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Topics:codecsbest camera for videobitrate

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 23, 2020 9:03:13 AM

If you are involved with professional video production technology you have probably heard the words bitrate and framerate used. What's the difference between the two? Your bitrate determines the size …

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Topics:video productioncamerasbest camera for video

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM

LTO recovery speed entirely comes down to the number of tapes that they have and how much data. I mean recovering if you're doing LTO 6 to LTO 8, recovering …

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Topics:LTOdata recovery

by Matthew Mister, on Jan 22, 2020 12:24:49 PM

Shared storage is a great tool for people who need to manage a lot of files in a collaborative environment or to manage people who need to access shared files …

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Topics:shared storageserversVideo editing

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 22, 2020 12:17:10 PM

There are a number of shared storage vendors in the market today. There are three levels of shared storage solutions available if you’re a video editor: Entry Mid-Tier Enterprise Class …

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by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 22, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Well this is one of the problems with archival storage. It's like, archives have to be perfect because now you're getting to the point where an archive is often the …

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Topics:archivingLTOCloud Storage

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 21, 2020 4:00:00 AM

In general, you know the ones that we still see out in the wild you see LTO 6, you see LTO 7, LTO 8 . We used to see more …

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Topics:LTO

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 20, 2020 5:16:47 PM

When it comes to video resolution, the thing to think about is HD is 1080 by 1920 or the other way around 1920 by 1080. But once you get to …

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Topics:camerascamera resolutionvideo file size

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 20, 2020 4:49:38 PM

There's a ton of video happening in business and more and more is even going towards phone-based recording. So we're actually seeing a lot of nice quality video being shot …

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Topics:professional videoiPhone 11 Pro Maxcamerasbest camera for video

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 20, 2020 4:00:00 AM

My ideal scenario for a small production team that has access to both LTO and cloud. When new footage comes in you ingest like five terabytes from a shoot that …

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Topics:workflow tipsLTOCloud Storage

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 17, 2020 4:00:00 AM

I've got a real prediction that a lot of video teams especially are going to start using Cloud more and more and the beautiful thing about Cloud. It's like out …

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Topics:workflow tipsCloud StorageCloud video editing

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 16, 2020 4:00:00 AM

The biggest thing obviously it's going to be on everybody's mind is price first, you know price and storage. The other thing is just availability. Like there are some providers …

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Topics:workflow tipsCloud StorageCloud video editing

by Mike Dang, on Jan 15, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Our support team receives some common questions about LTO. A lot of its workflow related and there's a lot more errors and stoppage that comes up because it’s the way …

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Topics:workflow tipstech supportLTO

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 14, 2020 4:00:00 AM

I often refer to LTO as the cockroach of data. I hate it so much and I love it so much at the same time and you know, it's like, …

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Topics:archivingLTO

by Brian Reisdorf, on Jan 13, 2020 4:00:00 AM

So just all the way to the beginning LTO stands for linear tape open. The short version is this thing is magnetic tapes we've used it forever, you know, you …

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Topics:LTOCloud Storage

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 10, 2020 12:54:03 PM

Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography that includes all stages of production which occur after shooting or recording individual program segments. It is hard …

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Topics:post productionprofessional videopost production servervideo production

by RJackman, on Jan 10, 2020 12:42:35 PM

https://live.staticflickr.com/3159/2926777986_bf1f9186ed_z.jpg There’s nothing more frustrating than seeing your computer flash “hard disk failure” when you’re working on something important. A hard drive crashing can be catastrophic. Unlike solid state drives …

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Topics:data lossHDDSSDdata backupdata protection

by Steve Cooper, on Jan 9, 2020 3:38:12 PM

Many professional videos and even some amateur videos include rich visual graphics that take the production to the next level. To achieve these amazing visual effects there needs to powerful …

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Topics:graphics cardssoftwareMotion GraphicsAdobe After EffectsApple Motion

by Matthew Mister, on Jan 9, 2020 2:17:00 PM

Hey everyone, Matt from ProMAX here and last week someone reached out to me and asked. “Hey, why should I be using shared storage?” And my response to that was …

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Topics:shared storageprofessional videodisk storage

by Nathaniel Cooper, on Jan 9, 2020 2:16:32 PM

There are three main reasons that any video team larger than two people should be using shared storage. Number one backup, without shared storage backing up can happen. But let's …

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Topics:shared storageprofessional videodisk storage

by Mike Dang, on Jan 9, 2020 2:16:03 PM

Why use shared storage for your video team? That's pretty easy. It's just you're in a video team, you want to share your storage all together. If you're doing old-school …

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Topics:shared storageworkflowdisk storage

by Mike Dang, on Jan 9, 2020 2:15:04 PM

How do you decide whether to use the Cloud instead of a local storage system for your video team? There's positives and negatives of both however they share a few …

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Topics:Cloud StorageCloud video editinglocal storage

by Mike Dang, on Jan 9, 2020 2:09:12 PM

Which NLE is best for graphics you ask? It really depends on what you are working towards and what environments you are used to. If you are working on simple …

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Topics:Adobe PremiereMotion GraphicsAdobe After EffectsApple Motion

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