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Re: Storing/retrieving BLOBs with JSPs

From: Ryan Stewart <zaphod_at_no.texas.spam.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 17:20:52 -0600
Message-ID: <EKednXiwWOlJeGCiU-KYlg@texas.net>


"bigbinc" <bigbinc_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:d1b33313.0401081514.22b13c31_at_posting.google.com...
> Michael Borgwardt <brazil_at_brazils-animeland.de> wrote in message
news:<btk8td$84qki$1_at_ID-161931.news.uni-berlin.de>...
> > bigbinc wrote:
> >
> > > This is cool stuff,
> >
> > "Really idiotic" is the expression I'd use.
>
> You are kidding me right, A filesystem is basically a database full
> of file nodes.
>
> If you are dealing in a one OS, one machine fine, standard file access
> is great. If you are dealing with heterogenous networks, where NFS
> is not available, then a Databased filesystem may in fact be the only
> way to go.
>
> See oracle internet filesystem.
>
> http://otn.oracle.com/documentation/ifs_arch.html
>
> Plus the fact, where is your data and performance stats, as you very
> well know to say an approach in the computer industry is completely
> idiotic, is idiotic.

I think what he was referring to was the idea of breaking the files into tiny chunks. Essentially, that would be purposely fragmenting the database. And with a maximum fragment size of 4k, that would be really bad. Received on Thu Jan 08 2004 - 17:20:52 CST

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