Serving static file dynamically ...
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Tue Mar 24 23:50:22 MSK 2009
The limit mentioned there is just for the JDBC driver, and is due to the
limits of JDK 1.5.x. You don't have to use the JDBC driver for PBMS.
There's a direct C API, you can use any MySQL APIs to input data and and
you can 'upload' the blobs via HTTP.
The limits on blob size are based on MySQL's limits, which glancing at
to be 4GB for LONGBLOB (which all data in PBMS is stored as).
The**** 'problems' I was thinking about, though, was with the actual
time/overhead it takes to load a file that big into a db. The main
advantage I see for PBMS over static files is when you have a very large
number of them (hundreds of thousands or more), because then you avoid
having large extra storage capacity for metadata and you don't ask the
filesystem to deal with a huge number of files.
Serving just a few thousand files from the filesystem, though, isn't
going to put it under stress.
Cliff Wells wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 12:06 -0700, Brice Leroy wrote:
>> Thank you for you advice but I think this solution will not work for
>> me. As I wrote on my previous email, I'm going to serve HD video
>> content which is going to be more than 1GB.
> A quick perusal of the docs turned this up:
> 12.3. Limitations
> The current implementation is based on JDK 1.5.x, which only allows for
> lengths in setBinaryStream(), setAsciiStream() and setBlob() of type
> 'int'. This means that the maximum BLOB size that can currently
> permitted is 2GB.
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