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How to store queryable 10-100MB BLOBs?

I have read several discussions about storing BLOBs in the database vs in an object storage. What I need in addition though is a functionality for querying these BLOBs. The BLOBs will be immutable ...
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Do I have too much access to my users' personal media?

This would be a broad question - but I'm asking specific to the situation around an app that I've developed. In short, I've written an app that allows users to persist their photos and videos to the '...
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Speeding up read write intensive operation on large files in cloud (Azure)

I am using Azure Storage Blobs to persist certain models per tenant. While processing items for each tenant these models have to be pulled to memory, used for certain operation, updated and pushed ...
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What is a good format to store a table of data

This is for one of my personal projects. I want to store a table of data in a BLOB/TEXT column in the database. I don't want to store the data in its own database table because the schema of this data ...
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Dealing with potential failures when appending data to a file on disk

I'm designing an application that will be appending blobs to a file on disk (local filesystem) and I'm currently thinking of how to deal with consistency issues that could occur if: The application ...
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Fast Upload/Retrieval For Blob Data Solutions

Problem I am currently investigating a solution to allow fast upload (and retrieval) of data that can be implemented via NoSQL/SQL or a file system on a Centos server with 64 core cpu with 529GB of ...
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Where to store many files?

I have 500.000 files with the combined size of 350GB. So an average file has 0.7MB size. Each file has metadata: 1 to 100 keywords and optionally a short description. I need to filter the files and ...
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Azure BLOB grained access

I have a standalone WPF desktop application which gathers data from Digital-to-Analog converter boards, computes, analyzes this data and then it creates binary files (proprietary format) with the ...
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Should I use BLOB or Tables for storing large data?

Problem Currently investigating a solution to improve the performance of a web application. The application works well for small projects, but faces performance issues in the UI when working with ...
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Most efficient way of saving images and sending them to client browser

I'm building an app where users list items for sale and they can include up to five photos for each item. I'm using Azure Blob storage for storing the images. In my app, I'll be displaying these ...
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Creating a separate table for images or adding "image fields" to many tables?

I need to create a database in which several tables have images. For example, users have profile pictures and uploaded ones and products have many pictures, as well. Is it better to have one SQL table ...
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