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Proposal: MySQL blob handling revision [closed]

Why does MySQL store blobs in the direct table rather than off to the side so that if it needs to read the corresponding stuff it will read the stuff off to the side? Essentially it would create its ...
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Drawbacks of storing files in a database [duplicate]

I have developed a web application, with a page page that uploads pdf files and stores them in a database table. Is there any performance decrease or other drawbacks of this storage approach? Is there ...
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What is a Scalable Storage Mechanism for large TTL data collections

We currently have a legacy webservice that stores each xml request/response in Sql Server. The data only needs to persist for 3 days before it is considered expired. Sql Server is not good at deleting ...
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How to determine Oracle LOB storage footprint?

With SECUREFILE storage I can specify whether I want compression (and the level of it) and deduplication, and it's all a trade-off between time and space. Timing is fairly easy to profile but what's ...