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  • 08 May 2012

    New Technical Notes Available Now

    Technical Notes continue to be created and updated. Each note documents a particular topic, and can be readily updated to ensure the latest information is always available. Over time, the Technical Notes portfolio will build up into the authoritative source for comprehensive technical information. The following new notes are now available.

    FILTERS

    While assets can be easily located using text only searching, filters provide a way of finding assets based on specific attributes. This Technical Note describes how to construct filters in Asset Finder and Asset Map.

    The Asset Map Technical Note has also been updated.

    MEDIAFLUX DATA RECOVERY

    This technical note outlines the technologies recommended for implementing and maintaining a data recovery solution for Mediaflux. The following topics are discussed:

    • Backing up and Restoring the Mediaflux Database;
    • Archiving and Restoring Mediaflux Assets;
    • Recovering Asset Archives to a native file system.

    MEDIAFLUX ASSET PATH LANGUAGE

    The Asset Path Language (APL) is a language that is used by the service asset.path.generate to generate a file path based on asset metadata. These paths are often generated when exporting data for some purpose. The technical note describes the structure of the language and provides examples of usage.

    OTHER TECHNICAL NOTES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

    • Mediaflux POSIX File System 0.1
    • Mediaflux File Compilation Profile 1.6.1
    • Mediaflux Storage Workflows 1.0
    • Mediaflux Data Replication 1.0
    • Asset Map 1.1.