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One Way To Save Digital Archives From File Corruption

December 4th, 2009 12:50 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

storagedude points out this article about one of the perils of digital storage, the author of which “says massive digital archives are threatened by simple bit errors that can render whole files useless. The article notes that analog pictures and film can degrade and still be usable; why can’t the same be true of digital files? The solution proposed by the author: two headers and error correction code (ECC) in every file.”

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