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Preservation Methods

Bitlevel Preservation

When Mar 12, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Luis C. E. Bona
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Lecturer

Dr. Luis C. E. Bona

Content

  • Introduction
  • Bitlevel Digital Preservation
    • Threats
    • Strategies


Slides/Material

Bitlevel Preservation (pdf)

Preservation Strategies: Overview

When Mar 17, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
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Lecturer

Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer

Content

  • Motivation
  • Digital Preservation Methods / Aproaches
  • Towards Trusted Digital Repositories
  • Choice of Strategies
  • Migration
  • Dynamic Digital Objects
  • Emulation
  • Object View Paths

 

Slides/Material

Preservation Strategies Overview (pdf)

 

Literature

  • M. Burnet and B. Supnik. Preserving computing’s past: Restoration and
    simulation. Digital Technical Journal, 8(3):23–38, 1996

Preservation Strategies: Emulation

When Mar 17, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
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Lecturer

Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz

Content

  • Motivation for emulation in DP
  • Emulators available
  • Emulation strategy
  • Requirements
  • Formalization: View Paths
  • Software Archiving
  • Sustainability / Case Study: VMware
  • Challenges: Video Games

 

Slides/Material

Emulation (pdf)

Literature

 

  • M. Burnet and B. Supnik. Preserving computing’s past: Restoration and
    simulation. Digital Technical Journal, 8(3):23–38, 1996
  • B. Lohman, B. Kiers, D. Michel, and J. van der Hoeven. Emulation as a
    business solution: The emulation framework. In 8th International
    Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES2011), pages 425–428.
    National Library Board Singapore and Nanyang Technology University, 2011
  • D. Pinchbeck, D. Anderson, J. Delve, G. Alemu, A. Ciuffreda, and A.
    Lange. Emulation as a strategy for the preservation of games: the keep
    project. In DiGRA 2009 – Breaking New Ground: Innovation in Games,
    Play, Practice and Theory, 2009
  • KEEP Project. Keeping emulation environments portable. Online
    resource: http://www.keepproject.eu, 2011
  • T. Reichherzer and G. Brown. Quantifying software requirements for
    supporting archived office documents using emulation. In Digital
    Libraries, 2006. JCDL ’06. Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint
    Conference on, pages 86–94, June 2006 18.03.14 Präsentationstitel 53
  • J. Rothenberg. Preserving authentic digital information. Authenticity in a
    digital environment, pages 51–68, 2000
  • K. Woods and G. Brown. Assisted emulation for legacy executables.
    International Journal of Digital Curation, 5(1), 2010
  • E. Cochrane, D. von Suchodoletz, and M. Crouch. Database
    preservation using emulation – a case study. Archifacts, (April):80–95, 2013
  • M. Guttenbrunner, C. Becker, and A. Rauber. Keeping the game alive:
    Evaluating strategies for the preservation of console video games.
    International Journal of Digital Curation, 5(1), 2010.
  • K. Rechert, D. von Suchodoletz, and R. Welte. Emulation based services
    in digital preservation. In JCDL ’10: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint
    conference on Digital libraries, pages 365–368, New York, NY, USA, 2010. ACM
  • M. van den Dobbelsteen, D. von Suchodoletz and K. Rechert. Software
    archives as a vital base for digital preservation strategies. Online
    resource http://hdl.handle.net/10760/14732, July 2010

Emulator Examples

When Mar 17, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Laboratório 4
Contact Name Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer / Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
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Lecturer

Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz

Content

  • Run different emulators with different environments
  • Recompile BasiliskII/SheepShaver/Qemu
  • Setup environments from scratch
  • Provide wide range of example objects

 

Slides/Material

Emulation Practice (pdf)

Preservation Strategies: Migration of Objects

When Mar 19, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
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Lecturer

Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer

Content

  • Traditional migration
  • Requirements of migration
  • Suitable objects and tools
  • Planning of large scale migration
  • Quality control

 

Slides/Material

Migration (pdf)

Migration of Media

When Mar 19, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Laboratório 4
Contact Name Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer / Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
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Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz

Content

  • Challenges induced by technological change
  • Obsolete and damaged media (and technology)
  • Problems of copy protection schemes
  • Hard- and software tools for media recovery
  • Practical examples (BTOS/CTOS examples)
  • Simple imaging of floppy disks and CDs

 

Slides/Material

Migration (pdf)

Recovery of Old Media

When Mar 19, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Laboratório 4
Contact Name Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz / Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
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Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer

Content

  • Low level media copy to bitstreamn representation
    • Copy system ROMs
    • Copy different magnetic, optical media
    • Low level magnetic flux recovery
    • Tools available
  • High level interpretation

 

Slides/Material

Recovery of old Media (pdf)

Literature

  • D. von Suchodoletz, E. Cochrane, D. Schmidt, R. Schneider: Practical
    Floppy Disk Recovery Study – Digital Archeology on BTOS/CTOS
    Formatted Media Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on
    Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES2012), 2012: pages 183-186

System Migration and Tools

When Mar 20, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Laboratório 4
Contact Name Dr. Klaus Rechert / Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
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Lecturer

Dr. Klaus Rechert
Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz

Content

  • Motivation for full system preservation
  • Migration and update of original environments
  • Transfer workflows, available tools
  • Various examples and results
  • Special issues
  • Reviving machines in the new environment
  • Evaluation of results

 

Slides/Material

System Migration and Tools (pdf)
System Migration and Tools Practice (pdf)

Literature

  • MJ. Loftus. The author’s desktop. Emory Magazine, 85(4):22–27, 2010
  • I. Welch, N. Rehfeld, E. Cochrane, D. von Suchodoletz: A Practical
    Approach to System Preservation Workflows PIK - Praxis der
    Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, 2012; 35 (4) : 269-280
  • I. Valizada, K. Rechert, D. von Suchodoletz, S. Schmelzer: An
    Integrated System-Preservation Workflow, Proceedings of the 9th
    International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects
    (iPRES2012), 2012: 340-341
  • E. Cochrane, D. von Suchodoletz, M. Crouch: Database Preservation
    Using Emulation – A Case Study Archifacts, 2013: 80-94

Migration or Emulation of Objects, Example of Museums

When Mar 21, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer
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Lecturer

Dr. Winfried Bergmeyer

Content

  • Special challenge: maintaining visitors interaction, participation
  • Practical examples from the museum world
  • Examples and solutions within the computer games museum (hulls plus emulation for famous arcade machines)
  • MoMA examples for upcoming games exhibition

 

Slides/Material

Preservation at the Computer Games Museum (pdf)

Bitlevel Preservation Systems

When Mar 25, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Luis C. E. Bona / Michael Perera Neves
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Lecturer

Dr. Luis C. E. Bona
Michael Perera Neves

Content

  • Our P2P Digital Archiving System
    • Model
    • A Peer-to-Peer Digital Archiving System

 

Slides/Material

Bitlevel Preservation (pdf)

Large Scale Bitlevel Preservation Systems

When Mar 25, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Luis C. E. Bona / Michael Perera Neves
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Dr. Luis C. E. Bona
Michael Perera Neves

Content

  • Project presentation
  • Implementation of digital preservation replication system with funding from National Education and Research Network (RNP)
  • Practical examples/experiments

 

Slides/Material

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Lab Exercises

When Mar 26, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Contact Name Dr. Luis C. E. Bona / Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz / Michael Perera Neves
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Dr. Luis C. E. Bona
Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
Michael Perera Neves

Content

  • Lab session, experiments

 

Slides/Material

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