Information on the systems we use to store store and display data.

Configure CDN

Media Factory provides storage by default on it's own infrastructure, through a combination of private a data center and Amazon S3. It's possible however, to configure Media Factory to use your own infrastructure for media storage and delivery.

How media delivery works

By default Media Factory uses two domains for media delivery. The first domain gets all the HTTP requests read more »

Embed Codes

The files that are created can be viewed in Media Factory on the Embed Options page.

Visit the Embed Options page via the Media Detail page by double-clicking any media thumbnail.

Under available sizes, the default files as well as the custom files are listed. You can click any of the read more »

External Storage

Media Factory provides storage by default on it's own infrastructure, through a combination of private a data center and Amazon S3. It possible however, to configure Media Factory to use your own infrastructure for media storage and delivery.

If you choose to completely host your media yourself, you have the choice to set this up using the External Storage settings found under read more »

Ingest Options

New files are submitted to the Media Factory in a variety of ways.

Browser Upload

The most common method of upload is by a straight HTTP upload to the Upload Endpoint from the browser. You will need to provide a user session token and read more »

Retrieve Files with Web Services

Web services such as getFiles and getFileInfo will return two elements: publicUrl and thumbUrl.

publicUrl will first log a view (hit) in Media Factory and then redirect to the actual file in storage which is read more »

Upload file size limitations
While the maximum size of a file that will be accepted by Media Factory is 2GB, you can customize your application to reject files that are smaller. It is important to understand that while the system does accept files of up to 2GB, this results in a poor user experience. Because the upload can take a very long time, abondonment by the user is common.

If you are planning to solicit read more »