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From:Michael Widenius Date:March 18 1999 12:29pm
Subject:INSERTING BLOB Fields in a Table
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>>>>> "Josep" == Josep Curto <orion@stripped> writes:

Josep> Hi,
Josep> I use a JAVA Servlet to acces a MySQL DB via a JDBC driver.
Josep> All works fine, but now I want to INSERT a BLOB Field with binary data to
Josep> the DB, and I can't.
Josep> Really, the binary data is a JPG file that I want to put in the DB.
Josep> With the SQL String :
Josep> "INSERT INTO Fotos (ID_Objecte, Titol, Descripcio, Imatge) VALUES (1,"Name
Josep> of Picture","Description","BINARY DATA OF THE JPG FILE")"        I get an
Josep> error : SQLException from MySQL.

Josep> It only works if the data I INSERT to the LONGBLOB field is text DATA, for
Josep> example the contents of a HTML FILE. If the DATA is
Josep> BINARY, don't work.

Sorry, I don't know enough about the java driver to be able to answer
this.  Which Java driver are you using.

Josep> I've read that I can't LOAD FROM FILE a BLOB Field. I think only SQL
Josep> Commands as INSERT INTO and UPDATE are used to add rows to a Table of the
Josep> DB.

There isn't any problems to use LOAD DATA INFILE with blob/text
columns as long as you read whole rows into a table.

Josep> My question is, how can I INSERT BINARY DATA to a LONGBLOB Field in a MySQL
Josep> DB?

INSERTING BLOB Fields in a TableJosep Curto18 Mar
  • INSERTING BLOB Fields in a TableMichael Widenius18 Mar
  • Re: INSERTING BLOB Fields in a TableChristian Mack18 Mar