Re: Blobs vs Bfile in 10g. Pros and Cons?
Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 23:13:19 +0100
> On Nov 8, 2:40 pm, Shakespeare <what..._at_xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> Rich schreef: >> >>> Our department is uses 10g. >>> We will be loading PDF files and/or pictures into our database. >>> What are the pros and cons verses Bfile and Blobs. What has been your >>> experience? >>> Regards >> LOBS reside inside your database, and thus are included in your backup, >> securtity etc. Uploading will take some time. >> BFiles are pointers to objects outside your database, and will not be >> backed up with regular database backups. But on the other hand, are >> easier to read/write woth tools outside the database. >> >> It all depends on your business requirements... >> >> Shakespeare
> Thanks for the reply.
> I read that LOB's can store 4GB of data. Is that a grand total for the
> database? Or is that per record? For example, if I have 10 records in
> the database does that mean that I can have 40GB of data in the BLOB?
It's per LOB. But LOB's can be up to 128Tb since 10g.
http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/appdev.102/b14250/oci07lob.htm#i444306 But only with the OCI interface.
but that article is full of errors and looks like it's written in a hurry.
Shakespeare Received on Mon Nov 09 2009 - 16:13:19 CST