AVID™ Network concept AVID™ Unity™ ISIS™ server for MXF files. Proprietary index and database protocols Software utilities for export, import, manage Large workspace concept (media-pool) IBM and other 3 rd party for additional storage but not in Editing line; always as near-online or deep archive.
Media Pool concept Projectbased All media are in the same Dir. Each project has it’s own Dir.
call Search large index, select file, open file Defragmentation, busy index I/O, record locking, partial retrieval call Search tiny index, select file, open file Less defragmentation, no busy I/O, no record locking, quick partial retrieval Get media for editing or playback (disk I/O)
Metadata – in SQL database Screensetup in XML SQL > Excel output
- Do not touch AVID™ - No conversion - Projectbased - Control layer (SQL) - Active Directory - Share Media - Multiple Projects attached - XML interface - Dongle protected (VEVT)
- Client / Server application - SQL-server as database - Dongle protection: floating code timekeeper writable network clients count - Can be locked to IBM host - Enterprise version is multiple Server