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Rules for File Storage
Please keep in mind that the resources of our file server (drive H,T, etc.) are also *finite*. If you want to store x gigabytes of data on one of these drives, please note the following:
- Videos: Please do not record videos in "Full HD" or even "4K" across the board, just because these high-resolution modes are now "standard". These formats not only consume a lot of storage capacity on our systems, but also slow down or make it much more difficult to copy and especially edit such videos, although in most cases this quality is not needed at all. Ifpossible, please use the resolution "720p", also called "HD Ready" (1280x720 pixels) and as codec "H.264 "Compared to uncompressed "Full HD",the file size shrinks to a fraction, despite almost unchanged quality, and the videos become much more manageable for you.Please contact us if you need advice on this topic!
- Please do not store private data, backup copies of USB sticks, data archives from former employers etc. on drive H: or T: but on the desktop, "My Documents" or on your private devices.
- Is it data that is only needed by yourself? Then please copy/move this data to your personal drive H:, because its content will also be deleted again when you leave the UW/H at some point and will thus not become a "data grave" on drive T:, for which no one feels responsible later.
- If you think it is essential to store a larger amount of data (>20 GB) on a drive used by the general public, such as T, then please contact us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements, such as expanding the storage space, or possibly offer you an alternative storage location.
Thank you :-)