[Tig] Lifespan of different media formats

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Tue Nov 1 18:33:44 GMT 2011

On Tue, 1 Nov 2011, Robert Houllahan wrote:

>> There are already numerable companies in the business of securely archiving business (and personal) data.  These companies set their prices according to what it takes to make a profit from business (or personal) users.
>> It seems that similar companies could emerge with the sole business to store digital media formats securely.  The key is to establish trust so that there is no fear if a major film like Avatar is entrusted to such storage.
> Yeah but Bob that doesn't mean anything... what if they go out of 
> business after 45 years? Again no neglect tolerance.

In addition to media redundancy, one requires business redundancy. 
Alway store your data with at least two independent data storage 
businesses. :-)

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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