Accessing binary blob data in MySQL backend

SplitIce mat999 at
Tue May 31 18:06:12 MSD 2011

ease of management is the main positive, I recently moved away from it
myself to a filesystem based solution for one of my clients. The largest
disadvantage is the size of the table. Oh and JSON can be binary safe if
implmented correctly with correct escape sequences, yes?

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:57 PM, Igor Sysoev <igor at> wrote:

> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 07:20:34AM -0400, csg wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I am curious if is feasible to have Nginx deliver binary blob data which
> > is currently stored in a MySQL database. I was loosely following the
> > examples mentioned in agentzh's blog [1] which work all fine for me with
> > non-binary data. But as JSON is used for intermediate serialization
> > which is not binary safe I was wondering if there are other ways (or
> > even modules) that access the raw payload data from its RDS
> > representation.
> >
> > In my scenario I'm trying to access images data like JPEGs stored as
> > blobs in MySQL causing the JSON parser to fail of course
> I can not say anuthing about subject, I'm just interesting are any
> advanatges to store images in MySQL instead of file system ?
> --
> Igor Sysoev
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