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Django-compressor and Amazon S3 

Use local offline compression and serve compressed files via Amazon S3

As described in my last post we are serving the media files that are uploaded by our users via Amazon S3. We do not serve our static files via S3 because it slows down our deployment. ./manage.py collectstatic would currently find more than 280 files and it would take ...

Django-Storages and Amazon S3 

How to serve your media files via Amazon's Simple Storage Service

Yesterday I migrated the media files of Publishizer.com to Amazon's Simple Storage Service. This relatively simple task took me almost five hours and was quite a frustrating experience, so I thought I better write this down for later reference.

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