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Implementing a reliable digital object archive

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Copyright (c) 2000

Abstract: Abstract. An Archival Repository reliably stores digital objects for long periods of time (decades or centuries). The archival nature of the system requires new techniques for storing, indexing, and replicating digital objects. In this paper we discuss the specialized indexing needs of a write-once archive. We also present a reliability algorithm for e ectively replicating sets of related objects. We describe a data import utility for archival repositories. Finally, we discuss and evaluate a prototype repository we have built, the Stanford Archival Vault (SAV).


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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Series: Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Research and Development in Digital Libraries (ECDL)
Subject: Digital preservation
Record Number:9614
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00