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Re: mysql improvement idea - field type "file"


On Thu, 19 May 2011 17:51:50 +0300, Tõnu Samuel <tonu@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I think best way to implement this is to introduce field type "file"
> which is stored outside of usual data storage. Only his physical
> location on disk is stored in MyISAM or similar. This is exactly same as
> people keep file name in CHAR currently but we provide method to fetch
> file contents with same query. Also we can implement cool replication to
> keep same file on all servers consistent, way to backup things via
> mysqldump etc....

Have you seen PrimeBase Blob Streaming? It does this. stores blobs sep
from main table, gives http interface.

Stewart Smith