Back to articles
Articles
Volume: 10 | Article ID: art00048
Image
Guidelines for legacy repository migration
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2013.10.1.art00048  Published OnlineJanuary 2013
Abstract

Several institutions are currently running long-term digital repositories that have been in operation for several years now. Some of these systems are approaching the end of their life spans and will soon be replaced by the next-generation of long-term digital repository systems. This will unavoidably imply the migration of millions of files, metadata records and terabytes of data from the legacy repository to the newly adopted one. Because of the large scale of this operation, this procedure needs careful planning, validation and support.This paper provides guidelines to support the migration from legacy repository systems by describing the stages, activities and associated risks that comprise this type of endeavor. The presented guidelines are based on a combination of 13 existing methodologies that have been surveyed and unified into a comprehensive multistep methodology.

Subject Areas :
Views 3
Downloads 0
 articleview.views 3
 articleview.downloads 0
  Cite this article 

Miguel Ferreira, José Carlos Ramalho, Luís Faria, "Guidelines for legacy repository migrationin Proc. IS&T Archiving 2013,  2013,  pp 223 - 228,  https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2013.10.1.art00048

 Copy citation
  Copyright statement 
Copyright © Society for Imaging Science and Technology 2013
72010361
Archiving Conference
archiving
2161-8798
Society of Imaging Science and Technology
7003 Kilworth Lane, Springfield, VA 22151, USA