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Karl Paulsen

Karl Paulsen

Karl Paulsen, CPBE and SMPTE Fellow, is the CTO at Diversified Systems.

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    Discovering the Importance of Storage Analytics

    December 13, 2016

    Since storage has become a key component in nearly all media systems and workflows, one might wonder if “storage analytics”—the detailed information about individual and overall storage elements—are important to operations and management of the entire media production ecosystem.

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    Elements of a Software-Defined Network

    November 29, 2016

    Over the course of the past decade we’ve seen a proliferation of servers, often as commodity-based products from the usual sources, being added to facilities for nearly every system in the video production equipment room or the delivery network.

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    Getting a Handle on the Power

    September 20, 2016

    As broadcast equipment technologies move closer to information technology-based systems, the way in which we design, build, monitor and account for operational costs is expected to change in near lock step with the technology we’re going to be building—or already are.

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    Taking Steps to Rebuild RAID

    July 29, 2016

    Anyone with any type of high-performance storage system for a video playout server, play-to-air system or nonlinear editing solution of any scale has probably experienced this.

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    Data-Defined Storage

    April 19, 2016

    One of the hotter topics in the professional broadcast world is the generational transition to IP technologies for video.

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    High-Speed Memory on a Card

    February 22, 2016

    Long ago, storage components were principally ranked by the individual physical capacity of the device, or in the case of JBODs (just a bunch of disks), the array.

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