Category: Median

Upcoming Changes to Median

Median 6

I’m very excited to announce that there’s a new version of Median coming out next week on Monday, September 1st. The two primary updates are a refreshed interface along with a more versatile backend. The functionality of the site will remain…

Extended Median Downtime

Median will be completely shut down starting on December 24th, for a period of (hopefully) only 24 hours. This downtime is required so we can move Median’s massive data store from its current place on an old storage array onto a…

Median 5, Delivered

Median 5 is up and running! It’s magic. The reactions have been pretty positive so far. I wanted to take some time and highlight some new features that I mentioned before, but now you can actually use them! I don’t…

Median 5, Upcoming

Update: the actual upgrade to Median 5 is currently scheduled for Wednesday, August 29th. It hopefully will only take a few hours, but downtime may be 24-48 hours. Every summer I like to assess the state of Median, and this…

The Evolution of Median

Median is a giant constantly-evolving media library and delivery system built for Emerson College. It primarily hosts video content, but also contains images, audio, and documents. The primary reason for its development was to provide a reliable and extensible media…