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DIVArchive Administration Training Ed 1

Course Details
Code: D93184GC10
Tuition (USD): $1,954.00 • Classroom (2 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $1,541.56 • Classroom (2 days)

This DIVArchive Administration Training Ed 1 teaches you the details of the DIVArchive Content Storage Manager's architecture, configuration, operation and maintenance. After the training, you will be able to check how your system performs, maintain its optimal condition, take advantage of its advanced functions and features, and plan for future evolutions of your system and workflows.

Learn To:

  • Understand the architecture and concepts of the DIVArchive Content Storage Manager.
  • Become familiar with how it can transform your digital production and distribution workflow.
  • Interface your DIVArchive Content Storage Manager to a wide variety of data sources: Network-Attached Storage, Production and Media Asset Managers, video servers and Avid systems, to name a few.
  • Take advantage of advanced features like partial restore, transcoding, storage tiers, and integrate them seamlessly with your existing workflows and systems.
  • Expand your system with additional resources, multi-site configurations, cloud-based storage and content storage management services.
  • Monitor your system, tune it for optimal performance, and maintain it in perfect operational condition.

Benefits to You

As a system administrator, participating in this course will help you take ownership of the DIVArchive Content Storage Manager as the decision maker for changes and evolutions of the system and workflows. You will be the point of contact for operators and media managers requiring assistance with the digital archive. DIVArchive is a leading brand in the media and entertainment market; product experts are recognized and valued.

Skills Gained

  • Take advantage of advanced features of DIVArchive such as partial restore
  • transcoding
  • or automatic migration
  • Plan for evolutions such as newer storage technologies
  • DIVA Cloud or multiple sites
  • Check how their DIVArchive system performs
  • Conduct simple configuration changes
  • Perform routine maintenance
  • Fix common problems
  • Collect logs and information to escalate issues to the Oracle hotline
  • Understand the DIVArchive architecture and framework


  • A working knowledge of Windows-based servers, networking and storage devices.

Course Details


  • What Is DIVArchive?
  • DIVArchive Functions
  • DIVArchive Strengths
  • DIVArchive Scalability

Main Functions

  • Storing Content
  • Retrieving Content
  • Partially Retrieving Content
  • Transcoding Content
  • Mirroring Content
  • Deleting Content
  • Data Flow


  • Actor: Data Transfers, Storage I/O, Partial Restore, Transcoding
  • Manager: API, Requests, Catalog
  • Robot Manager: Robot Control
  • Storage Plan Manager: Life Cycle
  • Database: Catalog, Configuration, System Audit
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Components
  • DIVArchive APIs


  • Source/Destination
  • Object, Object Naming
  • Media, Media Types and Names
  • Instance, Instance Separation, Online Versus Offline Instances
  • Object Catalog
  • Database

Graphical User Interfaces

  • Control GUI
  • Configuration Utility
  • Object Transfer Utility (OTU)
  • Connecting GUIs

Request Management

  • Request Priority
  • Manager Queue Priority Tier
  • Request Steps and Statuses
  • Quality of Service
  • Direct, Cache and Nearline QOS
  • Resource Tuning
  • Automatic Error Recovery and Resource Failover
  • Resource Status

Storage Plan Manager

  • Storage Plan Manager
  • Sample Workflow
  • Slots
  • Tiered Storage
  • SPM Actions
  • Storage Plan Assignation
  • Disk Instance Deletion
  • SPM Actions Panel

Advanced Features

  • Partial Restore
  • Multiple Restore (N-Restore)
  • Object Cloning (Copy As)
  • Transcoding
  • Tape Export and Import
  • Data Checksum
  • Complex Objects

Disk Storage

  • Disk Array
  • Sample Arrays
  • Disk Access Modes

Tape Storage

  • Tape Library Interfaces
  • Tape Barcode
  • Tape Group and Set
  • Volume Selection
  • Repack
  • Externalization
  • WORM Volumes (Sony ODA)

Migrate Service

  • Migrate Service
  • Interfaces
  • Job and Source Types
  • Running a Migrate Job: GUI and Command Line
  • Monitoring and Controlling Migrate Jobs
  • Job Completion Status
  • Main Configuration File Parameters

Advanced Configuration Options

  • Metasource and EXPEDAT Source/Destination Types
  • Mixed Drives and Media
  • Multiple Robots, Multiple Sites
  • Application Filtering
  • Drop Folder Monitor (DFM)
  • SNMP Agent
  • VACP Converter (Harris ADC)
  • Automated Failover


  • DIVArchive Services
  • Starting and Stopping DIVArchive
  • Database Backup
  • Daily and Weekly Maintenance Tasks
  • Adding New Tapes to the Library
  • Tape Drive Maintenance
  • Recover Damaged Tape Utility (RDTU)


  • Manager Failures
  • Tape Library Failures
  • Tape Shortage
  • Cache or Storage Disk Full
  • Drive Failures
  • Actor and Source/Destination Failure
  • Request and Event History
  • DIVArchive Traces, Customer Information Collection Tool

Expanding Your System

  • Add Components and Features
  • Migrate Your Video and Tape Formats
  • Secure Your Data