Release Notes: This is the first beta-1 release. The configuration walkthrough has improved input validation. The filling mechanism has been rationalized and is configurable via the command line tools. Its operation has been carefully coded to comply to the design outlined in a flow chart included in the release. All volumes are md5sum checked and dated as they enter DIASER. An emergency lock feature has been implemented as well as a simple archive data retrieval tool with configurable options. All of the above changes have been documented, and new sections added.