DVS Archiving and Storage


This chapter provides an overview of the various methods of archiving security video footage from a DVR to an NVR, cloud storage, virtualization, and an “open architecture” video appliance and even converting a computer into a DVR. The key factor in choosing the best method is based on nonfunctional requirements of the system.


DVR; NVR; video archiving; cloud storage; virtualization; storage array; RAID; DVR card; hard drives
DVS archiving is the process of recording live video streams for later review. Archiving can be for a single day, or 45 days, or more. It can be 24/7 or linked to motion detection to save storage space. Storage consists of the physical hard drives that hold the video recordings. Such ...

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