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Folder structure to store image/file uploads

I'm working on a system and we need to do some refactoring on the upload service, that handles all files and images uploads to the system. Nothing fancy, but I it got me thinking about the folder ...
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How to make sure the file is uploaded from my application

Imagine the following scenario: I wish to build a photo-sharing social network app similar to Instagram (iOS only for the sake of conversation), and I want to make sure that users are using only my ...
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Architecture for uploading large files from many end points to the cloud storage

I am working on a desktop app that offers uploading to the cloud storage. Storage providers have an easy way to upload files. You get accessKeyId and secretAccessKey and you are ready to upload. I am ...
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FTP upload on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

We have our REST API running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk (NodeJS/Linux), there are some legacy devices that their only way to communicate with the world is uploading a file using FTP. These devices ...
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Upload file to S3 or save it locally?

I have a web application that allows users to upload files. My application does processing on these files (parsing, modifying metadata, etc). What approach should I follow? Should I save the files ...
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How to store uploaded client documents securely in webapplication

A small company without any IT skills wants to run a web application where customers can enter various bits of data and upload pdfs. The documents regard product specifications and have to be kept ...
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Uploading large files to web-server even if browser closed

I need to permit users to upload large files to my web-server even if the browser is closed. How can I implement this functionality. I have gone through the feasibility of google drive app but it dose'...
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Algorithm for rate-limiting uploads with 3 files max

I want to limit file upload frequency to our webservice to prevent denial-of-service (directed at the server) - specifically, temporary folders filling up with fake uploads. This could be the user ...
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How to handle file uploads express (UUID / location)

I am building a community website with a NodeJS express backend and a mysql database. Now I am up to the point where I want to store profile pictures of users and pictures related to specfic questions....
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Meteor allow users to extend application

I'm trying to make a meteor app which every user can extend. Meteor uses hot code swapping which I would like to use, so I'd probably need to save scripts on file system of the server. Have You got ...
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Best practice for uploading large file, previewing, and editing before saving to database?

I am allowing users to upload a relatively large .csv file (about 1MB) - it will contain thousands of records that each represent one of my business objects. I want the users to upload the file and ...
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Saving to file before storing into a database in a REST service

A mobile back-end I am building should receive a larger amount of data (some sensor recordings) from an Android phone. The phone does not have much use of it so it was most efficient to store the data ...
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How to parse multipart field/file data separately?

I want to parse a multipart form twice: once to grab the incoming fields, and later to process the file upload. I am trying to maintain a proper separation of concerns within my Node app: Controller ...
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Storing user uploaded images / files in multi server env

In a multi server system, e.g. a load balancer, multiple web servers and a database server, where do you store the files / images users upload when each web server will need access? Before now I've ...
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How to Implement Complex Form Data?

I'm supposed to implement a relatively complex form that looks like follows, but has at least four more pages requiring the user to fill in all necessary information for the tracks: This data will ...
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