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Re: Large files in a database

From: Pablo Sanchez <pablo_at_dev.null>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 01:18:54 -0600
Message-ID: <Xns934333467340pingottpingottbah@216.166.71.233>


"BassGEN" <jmhar5_at_hotmail.com> wrote in
news:ZKNda.5318$L57.47231_at_news-server.bigpond.net.au:

> I'm at the early stages of a project at the moment that it seems is
> going to require the storage of large image files for reference in a
> database. The images are about 6 or 7MB each (compressed) and they
> have about 230 of them to store.

Mainstream database vendors solve this issue by providing external access to files from within their product. Sybase has ETFS and Oracle has (I believe it's named) BFILES.

-- 
Pablo Sanchez, High-Performance Database Engineering
http://www.hpdbe.com
Received on Wed Mar 19 2003 - 01:18:54 CST

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