Sony ODS-L30M ODA master library
PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library
The Sony ODS-L30M is a 30-slot master library unit that forms the basis for the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library for broadcast, post production, editing and desktop operations. The unit holds up to two ODS-D77F Optical Disc Archive fibre drives, a maximum of 30 cartridges, and a built-in robotic mechanism in a 7U, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis.
Expand library with up to five extension units attached to ODS-L30M
The ODS-L30M forms the basis of the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive that is easily scalable with ODS-L60E (drive and cartridge) and ODS-L100E (cartridge only) extension units. A total of five extension units maximum can attach to the ODS-L30M to make up a single 42U library offering a maximum 535 cartridges (802 TB), depending on the extension units used.
Ideal for deep archive and near-online archive
The Sony Optical Disc Archive system is ideal for deep archive for very long-term archiving, such as broadcaster archives where data tape does not provide the assurance or meet the need for write-once, very long-term archive requirements. It provides second copy archive at a remote site and is ideal for business continuity/disaster recovery, post house and production back-up and for video, film and stock footage archives or national archives. The system can also be used for news and sports clips that need to be near-online and as an on-line browse and proxy clip store.
Base unit for PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library
The Sony ODS-L30M ODA master library unit holds up to two ODS-D77F Optical Disc Archive fibre drives, a maximum of 30 cartridges, and a built-in robotic mechanism in a 7U, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis.
Categorisation by cartridge
The ODS-L30M contains up to 30 cartridges, storing a maximum of 45 TB with 30 ODC-1500R cartridges, and you can use different cartridges per category or user.
The PetaSite Optical Disc Archive library is connected to a host computer via Ethernet, and the drive units installed in this library is connected to the host computer via fibre channel. After Sony ODA File Manager software is installed on a host computer, all operations are controlled with a web-based GUI from each client computer. It uses a simple Drag & Drop operation to archive and retrieve files and provides the opportunity for the user to add simple text metadata when archiving files.
Easily integrated with existing library SAN infrastructure
Operations can be managed by HSM application allowing auto-operation on all Optical Disc cartridges. The PetaSite Optical Disc Archive system is a complimentary archive technology that can co-exist with any LTO or data tape library in a standard SAN infrastructure. It provides a cost effective, long term archiving solution.
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