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Where can I store large amounts of binary data such as jpeg or gif images?

Julien Martin
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Joined: Apr 24, 2004
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Hello,
I am working on a java web site that will store large amounts of binary data such as jpg or gif images. I was just wondering where to store those images: on disk or in a database? Could anyone please give me the pros and cons.
Thanks in advance,
Julien.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Julien,
This has been discussed a few times. See this thread for some pros and cons.


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