Re: inserting binary data into mySQL

Subject: Re: inserting binary data into mySQL
From: Arthur Corliss (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 09:45:38 AKDT

> Does anyone have much experience in storing files (mp3, jpg, gif) in
> a mySQL DB?
> I keep trying to do this with ASP but not having much luck.

I haven't done this on ASP, but a couple of things to remember: you need to be
using one of the blob data types for the column, and some languages may
require you to explicitly declare the datastream as binary.

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