[wp-hackers] Fw: Image upload hook

Francis Reyes Francis.Reyes at colorado.edu
Sat Dec 23 04:39:24 GMT 2006

The upload path for the inline uploader used in the Post page is set  
in the options->Miscellaneous no? See wp_upload_dir() in functions- 

On Dec 22, 2006, at 10:43 AM, Aaron Brazell wrote:

> Having issues with my blackberry so resending. Pardon duplicates if  
> they come through. :(
> ------Original Message------
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Sent: Dec 22, 2006 12:27 PM
> Subject: Image upload hook
> Happy Holidays to all.
> I'm wondering if there is a hook for image uploading. Specifically,  
> the location.
> It's hard to fully explain what the problem is but our cluster is  
> based on NFS clustering and one of the key reasons for this is so  
> that every web server has the most current file information (I.e.  
> Uploaded images). If a post is created with an image, the content  
> goes to the db server but the image needs to be immediately  
> available on the web server cluster regardless of what server the  
> load balancer decides to pull from. NFS allows us to do that  
> conveniently but has just recently begun to fail as we are hitting  
> a bottle neck on concurrent NFS connections.
> It might help us to have a hook for image uploading that would  
> allow us to put media files on a server out of circulation (still  
> trying to figure how exactly we'd _place_ files on this "remote"  
> server. Then we could set the upload path to this server and images  
> would pull from there eliminating the bulk of the need for NFS.
> Thoughts? Comments? Expertise?
> --
> Aaron Brazell
> Technology Architect, b5media
> “A Global New Media Company”
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Francis Reyes M.Sc.
215 UCB
University of Colorado at Boulder

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