Technical Reports

A List by Author: Ivo Studenský


The Long Term Data Storage

by David C Hájíček, Ivo Studenský, Introduction to Relevant Questions June 2005, 40 pages.

FIMU-RS-2005-12. Available as Postscript, PDF.


Data storage, especially long-time data storage, is one of the biggest IT/ICT topics discussed in this field today. This document deals with basic classification of electronic data, highlights its specifics versus standard documents and contains overview of elementary requirements on its availability, integrity, confidentiality and storage duration, as well as accessibility time. Together with requirements, this document discusses cornerstones applicable for their fulfillment. Besides these basic factors, you can also find here questions relevant for legislative and normative restrictions put on certain types of data. Finally, we discuss present-day approaches for data exchange and storage, and its usability for long-term storage.

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