On media uploads, and annoying S3 APIs.

While working on Storytime Studio a couple of weeks ago I decided to upgrade my media uploading approach. I had started with the naive “I’ll just upload everything to the server and put it in a folder on the hard drive” approach, because that was simple. And it worked really well until I tried to upload 15 minutes of audio (a few hundred megabytes) at once. The server crashed, every time. Even after upgrading the Read more…