"Levi Campbell" <levicc00123@stripped> wrote:
> I know the blob field is binary but what would you store there? and if =
> you could give me an example of real-life uses please.
You can store beer, juice or milk, but you need to escape the drink properly to
get it back fresh and delicious. ;)
Speaking seriously, BLOB is capable of storing any binary data. There is a long-lasting
religion war about whether it's good to store, say, images in BLOB or not. I don't want
to dive in that flame, but I must admit that both ways (storing binary data in BLOB or
just a filename where the data is) has their pros and cons.
Probably, the most popular real-life usage is storing generated website images
(thumbnails) in BLOB fields.
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