CDHM Features

Access Your Data Anywhere!

The Centurion DiscHub Manager is designed to give you full access to all of your archived data, anywhere, anytime with the following features:

  • Drive Letter Access allows you to easily access all your data locally or over the network.
  • Full Mac and Linux support ensures your files can be accessed in the DVD drive of virtually all computers and operating systems.
  • No client software is needed to access your data over the network.
  • Offline Media – Media exported from the Centurion DiscHub Library is still fully browseable.

A Fully Automated Solution

As a fully automated solution the DiscHub robotics take care of any and all necessary media movement, making software management a breeze:

  • Media Volumes allows you to combine many individual discs into one large volume for simplified data management.
  • Third Party Applications can transparently use the virtual drive just like a hard drive.
  • Robotics Control allow for full automated read and write to individual media without user intervention.

Advanced Configuration

Advanced Configuration allows the DiscHub Manager to be fine tuned for your environment. Settings include:

  • Drive Letter properties
  • Read Cache Folder
  • Write Cache Folder
  • Database backup
  • Filename exclude list
  • Cache settings

Key Features and Benefits

  • Drive Letter access to your Centurion DiscHub
  • Automatic disc spanning – SQCDHM will automatically span your data over as many discs as are needed
  • Read cache ensures quick access to your recently used files
  • Sophisticated write cache allows for multiple applications and users to write to various volumes in parallel
  • Unlimited Unified Offline Tracking
  • Network support – Share your virtual drive with any server on your network
  • A wide range of supported media types allow you to scale from a 650 MB CD-R to a 50 GB Blu-ray Disc as your needs change
  • Long term preservation of records is easily achieved with archival-grade media, allowing your data to survive for decades
  • Industry-standard discs written with the UDF file system ensure your data will be in a readable format far into the future
  • No Client Software Required to Read Discs
  • Recorded Media can be read on any Operating System:
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • UNIX
    • MAC OS X
  • Simple, Intuitive Interface
  • Runs on Windows XP™
  • 1 Year of Software Updates

System Requirements

Minimum Server Computer Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP, 2003, or Vista OS
  • P4 processor with minimum 512MB RAM
  • 20GB Hard Drive space
  • Digistore Centurion DiscHub
  • Network access for sharing to client computers
  • File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks

For improved performance and reliability in larger installations, we recommend using a RAID for the Read and Write Cache Folders.

Client Computers Requirements (Windows)

  • Microsoft Windows XP, 2003, or Vista OS
  • Client For Microsoft Networks

Browse to Network Neighborhood -> Computer Name – > DiscHub Share

Client Computers Requirements (Apple Macintosh)

  • MAC OS 10.3 or later
  • Apple G4 or better

Finder -> Menu -> Go -> Connect To Server -> Computer Name -> DiscHub Share