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Re: Storing many big files in database- should I do it?

From: Justin Graf <justin(at)magwerks(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, David Wall <d(dot)wall(at)computer(dot)org>, Postgres General Postgres General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Storing many big files in database- should I do it?
Date: 2010-04-29 19:33:46
Message-ID: 4BD9DF1A.2080906@magwerks.com (view raw or flat)
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On 4/29/2010 3:18 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera<alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>  writes:
>    
> However, that toast limit is per-table, whereas the pg_largeobject limit
> is per-database.  So for example if you have a partitioned table then
> the toast limit only applies per partition.  With large objects you'd
> fall over at 4G objects (probably quite a bit less in practice) no
> matter what.
>
> 			regards, tom lane
>    
has there been any thought of doing something similar to MS filestream ????
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc949109.aspx

it seems to overcome all the draw backs of storing files in the DB.


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