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jay vas
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Joined: Aug 30, 2005
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Hi : Does anybody know of a good blob alternative ? I would like the flexibility and speed of client side files with some of the rigor associated with a RDBMS, but not to much because the files are up to 100 MB and I cant risk having slow access times.
Wei Dai
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Joined: Jun 22, 2005
Posts: 86
Just store that file path into a database.
jay vas
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Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 407
Yeah - but if you do that, the file can be moved so easily. Is there a way to create or manage a protected file system, possibly one that is protected by a database without being directly a member of the schema ?
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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