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Storage Calculator

Fill in the fields for each type of digital evidence that you would like to store in Foray ADAMS™. The storage requirements will be listed in the Calculated Repository Storage Capacity section.

Crime Scene Photos Hide

JPG

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TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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Patrol Photos Hide

JPG

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TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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DNA/Biology Photos Hide

TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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Scanned Images

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Forensic/Crime Lab Photos Hide

TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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Scanned Images

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Medical Examiner Photos Hide

TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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Scanned Images

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Fire/Arson Investigation Photos Hide

TIFF

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RAW (.CRF, .CRW, .CR2, .NEF, .RAF, etc.)

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Scanned Images

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Detective Video Interviews Hide

Hours:    per     Cameras per room:

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In-Car Video Hide

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Transient/Temporary

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Retained/Permanent

Percent Retained: %

Personal/Officer Video Hide

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Transient/Temporary

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Retained/Permanent

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Digital Audio Hide

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Transient/Temporary

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Retained/Permanent

Percent Retained: %

Calculated Repository Storage Capacity Hide

Years Retained Online

Years:

Permanent Capacity Required

Storage growth rate = /day   Includes overhead for metadata
Size of data for years =  
+ 20% buffer   Storage utilization should not exceed 80%
Formatted Partition Size =   Includes 20% buffer
Un-formatted storage capacity =   RAID overhead not included

Transient/Temporary Capacity Required

Capture rate = /day   Includes overhead for metadata
Size of data =  
+ 20% buffer   Storage utilization should not exceed 80%
Formatted Partition Size =   Includes 20% buffer
Un-formatted storage capacity =   RAID overhead not included

Total Capacity Required

Un-formatted storage capacity =   RAID overhead not included

Raw Capacity*

Hard Drive Size:  
RAID Level:   Recommended: RAID 6 for drives >= 1 TB
Hot Spares:   Recommended: 1 hot spare per 8 drives
Number of drives =  
Raw storage capacity =  

*Number of drives is given as a general estimate. Final configuration and purchasing decisions should be made only after consulting a storage specialist.