ClearCanvas ImageServer : open source PACS server

The ClearCanvas ImageServer is a DICOM Compliant open source PACS server and archive that includes the following features:

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  • Support for archival of studies to HSM style archives (such as the EMC DiskXtender software or Sun StorageTek QFS / SAM software) with the ability to function as a temporary cache or a standard archive. The rules engine can be used to determine which studies will be saved to the archive, and which can be deleted.
  • Support for the storage and retrieval of a wide range of DICOM storage objects.
  • A sophisticated rules engine that allows for the scheduling of various disk management activities and auto-routing of DICOM studies
  • Support for partitioning to segment data.
  • Support for multiple filesystems for storage of online DICOM studies.
  • Lossless and lossy compression of online studies using RLE or standard JPEG compression.
  • Support for a single user login, which is set at installation time.
  • Support for JPEG 2000 compression and decompression utilizing the Accusoft Pegasus PicTools library.
  • Support for audit trail logging to a centralized server through the ClearCanvas Enterprise Server.
  • Centralized authorization and authentication support with multiple user logins and authority tokens and groups through the ClearCanvas Enterprise Server.
  • Support for clustering of servers for handling of increased load.
  • Shared logins with the ClearCanvas Workstation and RIS through the ClearCanvas Enterprise Server.

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