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DVD Archive program
« on: August 02, 2009, 05:24:36 pm »
Ok so, heres my problem -

I make a backup of the main server once a day at 1AM, which includes SVN, MySQL, and all website data. This is starting to become big and hard to maintain because originally the plan was to go to disk to DVD. Blueray is currently too expensive, so I need to stick to DVDs in the meantime for backup medium. I refuse to buy backup tapes because its expensive and I don't readily have it available in many computers (such as DVD players).
What I need is an application that will allow me to "drag" a list of files into a listbox, and automatically partition off the files into DVD chunks. Then burn them to DVD at the same time keeping track of what goes on each DVD. The application can also generated an ID that I write on the DVD for later tracking purposes. Basically I need this all autonomous because I don't have the time to manually burn all the backups and I would like to just be able to feed it DVDs.

It shouldn't be too hard because the only features it requires is:
+ Drag and drop support for list of files
+ Be able to partition off files into size of DVD
+ Burn DVDs
+ Keep track of files that get burned to DVD
+ Generated ID to be written on DVD
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2009, 05:29:46 pm »
I've never messed with CD/DVD burning before.
Let me do some research before I make a decision on this.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2009, 08:03:17 pm »
My game is nearly complete. Ill focus on this after I complete my professors game and update the game engine documentation. It may not be a "single" program though. It will prolly be broken down like so.

3 parts.
Part 1:
Get Files Needed -> Save absolute paths into a text file in a list while partitioning every 4.3 gigs. (Unless you use double sided dvd's, then 8 gig chunks.
Part 1 calls part 2 with arguments(filename of formated list file in sizable chunks)
Part 2 manages each chunk one at a time and calls part 3 with each chunk to burn to dvd.
Part 3 is called by part 2.

Is that okay? It may be a mix of C++, and C# to help ease the load of GUI handling on me.

I'll probably use a SDK available on the internet, make sure to test it before anything is done "for real". This application will NOT be able to compress or READ from a CD/DVD and will ONLY burn to DVD's.
Ill look into this more before I decide to accept it or not though. I am not sure if I can do this seeing as how its my first time.


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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2009, 10:26:48 pm »
My game is nearly complete. Ill focus on this after I complete my professors game and update the game engine documentation. It may not be a "single" program though. It will prolly be broken down like so.

3 parts.
Part 1:
Get Files Needed -> Save absolute paths into a text file in a list while partitioning every 4.3 gigs. (Unless you use double sided dvd's, then 8 gig chunks.
Part 1 calls part 2 with arguments(filename of formated list file in sizable chunks)
Part 2 manages each chunk one at a time and calls part 3 with each chunk to burn to dvd.
Part 3 is called by part 2.

Is that okay? It may be a mix of C++, and C# to help ease the load of GUI handling on me.

I'll probably use a SDK available on the internet, make sure to test it before anything is done "for real". This application will NOT be able to compress or READ from a CD/DVD and will ONLY burn to DVD's.


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[edited name=Celestialkey date=1249347941][/edited]

Just as long as all 3 programs can communicate with each other without me having to do anything. And it accomplishes all my goals.
What would probably be better if I could feed it it a path with the backups and the only thing I need to do is keep feeding it DVDs.

Any language is fine, as long as I don't need 3904093284093284GBs of libraries just to run it :). Also, don't use any pirated libraries either ;).

What you could do is come up with a file format that I could read for writing files to disc...for example before you write out a disc write some information to a file:
DiscID 10
File 1
File 2
(newline)
DiscID 20
File 3
File 4

ect...then I could use a program to parse that file to upload it to a database.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2009, 10:29:24 pm »
My game is nearly complete. Ill focus on this after I complete my professors game and update the game engine documentation. It may not be a "single" program though. It will prolly be broken down like so.

3 parts.
Part 1:
Get Files Needed -> Save absolute paths into a text file in a list while partitioning every 4.3 gigs. (Unless you use double sided dvd's, then 8 gig chunks.
Part 1 calls part 2 with arguments(filename of formated list file in sizable chunks)
Part 2 manages each chunk one at a time and calls part 3 with each chunk to burn to dvd.
Part 3 is called by part 2.

Is that okay? It may be a mix of C++, and C# to help ease the load of GUI handling on me.

I'll probably use a SDK available on the internet, make sure to test it before anything is done "for real". This application will NOT be able to compress or READ from a CD/DVD and will ONLY burn to DVD's.


[edited name=Celestialkey date=1249347903][/edited]
[edited name=Celestialkey date=1249347941][/edited]

Just as long as all 3 programs can communicate with each other without me having to do anything. And it accomplishes all my goals.
What would probably be better if I could feed it it a path with the backups and the only thing I need to do is keep feeding it DVDs.

Any language is fine, as long as I don't need 3904093284093284GBs of libraries just to run it :). Also, don't use any pirated libraries either ;).

What you could do is come up with a file format that I could read for writing files to disc...for example before you write out a disc write some information to a file:
DiscID 10
File 1
File 2
(newline)
DiscID 20
File 3
File 4

ect...then I could use a program to parse that file to upload it to a database.

Explain more on the last part with the file format please.
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I have noticed that people who claim that everything is predestined, and we can do nothing to change it, look both ways before they cross the road.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2009, 10:32:29 pm »
My game is nearly complete. Ill focus on this after I complete my professors game and update the game engine documentation. It may not be a "single" program though. It will prolly be broken down like so.

3 parts.
Part 1:
Get Files Needed -> Save absolute paths into a text file in a list while partitioning every 4.3 gigs. (Unless you use double sided dvd's, then 8 gig chunks.
Part 1 calls part 2 with arguments(filename of formated list file in sizable chunks)
Part 2 manages each chunk one at a time and calls part 3 with each chunk to burn to dvd.
Part 3 is called by part 2.

Is that okay? It may be a mix of C++, and C# to help ease the load of GUI handling on me.

I'll probably use a SDK available on the internet, make sure to test it before anything is done "for real". This application will NOT be able to compress or READ from a CD/DVD and will ONLY burn to DVD's.


[edited name=Celestialkey date=1249347903][/edited]
[edited name=Celestialkey date=1249347941][/edited]

Just as long as all 3 programs can communicate with each other without me having to do anything. And it accomplishes all my goals.
What would probably be better if I could feed it it a path with the backups and the only thing I need to do is keep feeding it DVDs.

Any language is fine, as long as I don't need 3904093284093284GBs of libraries just to run it :). Also, don't use any pirated libraries either ;).

What you could do is come up with a file format that I could read for writing files to disc...for example before you write out a disc write some information to a file:
DiscID 10
File 1
File 2
(newline)
DiscID 20
File 3
File 4

ect...then I could use a program to parse that file to upload it to a database.

Explain more on the last part with the file format please.
So, before you actually burn the DVD we need a way to keep track of what files get put on what disc. The application should generate some sort of short ID code to be written on the disc. But, before the disc gets written the application should record what files are getting stored on the disc so in the future I can just search for file name, look at the disc ID and know exactly which disc to grab.

Get it now?
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2009, 10:37:42 pm »
I see, so basically, log what files go on what disk by id name.
E.G.
[DISK:01]
[TOTAL: 6]
log.txt
Celestialcoding.main.php
main.htm
chat.php
b_up.xml
localized.txt

[DISK:02]
[TOTAL:...]
...
..
..
.
.


So have the program make a finalized report on what files were stored on which cd right?

As a side question, do you want the options of what to start the ID's at or the file size to partition off?
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I have noticed that people who claim that everything is predestined, and we can do nothing to change it, look both ways before they cross the road.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2009, 10:55:55 pm »
I see, so basically, log what files go on what disk by id name.
E.G.
[DISK:01]
[TOTAL: 6]
log.txt
Celestialcoding.main.php
main.htm
chat.php
b_up.xml
localized.txt

[DISK:02]
[TOTAL:...]
...
..
..
.
.


So have the program make a finalized report on what files were stored on which cd right?

As a side question, do you want the options of what to start the ID's at or the file size to partition off?
Right you got it.

At this point, those options are not important to me because this will just be for DVD archiving. Though, starting off at a certain ID would be good if I ever re-run the program.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2009, 10:58:06 pm »
Okay, got it. Ill look into this more heavily once I finish up my game. Should be soon.


Btw, as a lame side note on a alternative, my MacroMachine could do this. Just program in all the commands for the locations of each click and drag, and it will work believe it or not. ^^ It is just a LOT of scripting., and will fail if you use something other then your current resolution settings when the file was created.
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I have noticed that people who claim that everything is predestined, and we can do nothing to change it, look both ways before they cross the road.
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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston Churchill


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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2009, 03:07:00 pm »
Long storey short, I suggest you simply buy a application to do this for you.

Long story long, to do this, I would have to get heavily into IMAPIv2. I haven't found any SDK's I can use for free. The ones I have found are for Java and C#. I know some, but not near enough to do something  as complex as this. So I would have to learn more into Java or C# first before I even start this project. Then I would have to learn about IMAPI and what does what and how to use it. Then I would have to learn how to use a SDK in conjunction with another program. I am a fast learning, but we are talking 2 months to get a stable working program up and running.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2009, 07:52:17 pm »
Long storey short, I suggest you simply buy a application to do this for you.

Long story long, to do this, I would have to get heavily into IMAPIv2. I haven't found any SDK's I can use for free. The ones I have found are for Java and C#. I know some, but not near enough to do something  as complex as this. So I would have to learn more into Java or C# first before I even start this project. Then I would have to learn about IMAPI and what does what and how to use it. Then I would have to learn how to use a SDK in conjunction with another program. I am a fast learning, but we are talking 2 months to get a stable working program up and running.
You can use CD Burner XP to actually burn the CDs because it has a command line interface.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2009, 07:57:56 pm »
I already thought of that as a backup plan. But it is not as good as it seems.
1. It's for CD's not DVD's.
2. It cannot burn separate files. E.g. They have to be in the same directory.
3. To create a program that does that, It would require copying files to a buffer location, burn, copy back or delete copies after burning of that CD/DVD is completed.

I was going to do this as a backup, but the required space and disk use outweighed the possible advantages. It would most likely slow down the websites hosted on the disks being copied to.

If you are okay with this method, then I can use Command_Burn to burn the dvds.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2009, 09:54:13 pm »
I already thought of that as a backup plan. But it is not as good as it seems.
1. It's for CD's not DVD's.
2. It cannot burn separate files. E.g. They have to be in the same directory.
3. To create a program that does that, It would require copying files to a buffer location, burn, copy back or delete copies after burning of that CD/DVD is completed.

I was going to do this as a backup, but the required space and disk use outweighed the possible advantages. It would most likely slow down the websites hosted on the disks being copied to.

If you are okay with this method, then I can use Command_Burn to burn the dvds.
1. CDBurnerXP can burn DVDs:
burn any Data on CD-R/CD-RW/DVD+R/DVD-R/DVD+RW/DVD-RW/DVD-RAM/BD/HD-DVD, including double layer mediums
2. Thats fine, the program can move the files to a specific directory, then move them to a "done" directory for my later inspection or deletion.
3. I think a better method would be moving rather than copying.

I wouldn't do any of the burning on the server, all burning will be done on my other desktops. Basically I go HD -> HD -> DVD.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2009, 10:30:11 pm »
Okay, in that case, the program's layout will change a bit. I may be able to accomplish this.

As a side note, would "Moving" them really be okay? You backup to a different HD, so you have a disposable list of files correct? If so, then moving will be no problem.
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I have noticed that people who claim that everything is predestined, and we can do nothing to change it, look both ways before they cross the road.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2009, 09:21:54 am »
Okay, in that case, the program's layout will change a bit. I may be able to accomplish this.

As a side note, would "Moving" them really be okay? You backup to a different HD, so you have a disposable list of files correct? If so, then moving will be no problem.
I'm thinking something like this -
All backups are stored in a folder, the program will pick off ~4GBs worth of files and moves them to a directory called "burn". Then calls CDBurnerXP to burn them. After the burning is finished, the program will move the files from the "burn" folder to a folder called "done" and prompt me to insert another DVD.

The files have filenames that are time stamps so you should just sort them by name and pick off the first 4GBs of files.

I say to move because moving files is a lot faster than copying, and it is unnecessary to have multiple copies of the same backup. And the reason for getting moved to "done" is to put it aside so I know it was burned.

What do you mean by "disposable list"?
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2009, 11:44:36 am »
Disposable as in, if something goes wrong and a file is misplaced or gets corrupted, the original is still perfectly fine. Correct?
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2009, 11:47:08 am »
Disposable as in, if something goes wrong and a file is misplaced or gets corrupted, the original is still perfectly fine. Correct?
Moving a file on the same HD shouldn't corrupt it. But, yeah you can assume that I have another copy somewhere else.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2009, 09:20:06 am »
This is taking a bit longer then I first thought. -.-;

It's almost done though. I am converting it to a 2 part program instead of a 3 part. It will be completed soon hopefully.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2009, 02:54:11 pm »
Okay, What resolution size is your screen set to Nathan? My program has a width of 1200 and a height of 480. Is that okay?
I'm nearly complete. Part 1 is finished. Part 2 is the move and burn process. Not much longer to go. ^^ Lets hope my "jerry-rigged" file size works properly.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #19 on: August 20, 2009, 10:27:45 pm »
I am open for testing

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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2009, 09:11:59 am »
Okay, What resolution size is your screen set to Nathan? My program has a width of 1200 and a height of 480. Is that okay?
I'm nearly complete. Part 1 is finished. Part 2 is the move and burn process. Not much longer to go. ^^ Lets hope my "jerry-rigged" file size works properly.
That size should be good, I use wide screen monitors, but I hope that the program doesn't open up at 1200x480? o_O
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2009, 10:40:54 am »
1200 pixelsx480 pixel. Not 1200x480 resolution. Different measurements lol.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2009, 06:28:24 pm »
1200 pixelsx480 pixel. Not 1200x480 resolution. Different measurements lol.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #23 on: August 21, 2009, 09:42:14 pm »
1200 pixelsx480 pixel. Not 1200x480 resolution. Different measurements lol.
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Setting my program to 1200 width gives me a application that has a width LESS than my resolution screens width of 1200. The measurement is different. I discovered this when I was making my MacroMachine. I told it to scan based off resolution, it only seemed to scan 1900 pixel (a little past the center of my screen), before it restarted on the left sid eon the next row.

So dispite what the world says, I have actual experience and evidence in front of me to back it up. My judgement stands.
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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #24 on: August 22, 2009, 12:07:16 am »
Okay... I can't test this as far as the burning part I'm afraid. I do not use DVD's, thus no DVD or CD burner. Either way, test it and tell me the glitches you find. Currently, the one I know of is not really a glitch, its more of a purposely placed bug. You can not drag a directory just yet. Stick to single files until I know the burn works. After that, ill update it to load from a dragged directory.

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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston Churchill


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And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them into the earth; and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2009, 01:18:09 am »
Okay... I can't test this as far as the burning part I'm afraid. I do not use DVD's, thus no DVD or CD burner. Either way, test it and tell me the glitches you find. Currently, the one I know of is not really a glitch, its more of a purposely placed bug. You can not drag a directory just yet. Stick to single files until I know the burn works. After that, ill update it to load from a dragged directory.

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Re: DVD Archive program
« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2009, 10:08:55 am »
Lol, in my case, its the only way possible for me to test it.
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I have noticed that people who claim that everything is predestined, and we can do nothing to change it, look both ways before they cross the road.
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I'd prefer to die standing, than to live on my knees - Che Guevara
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If you change the way you look at something, does that something change in any way?
- Quantum Theory

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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston Churchill


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And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them into the earth; and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

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