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Which is better, storing pictures in a database or in a normal folder?

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I know we can store binary files in databases, which would make a much more secure form of gettin, sorting and storing pictures, but it would be much simpler to store them in a folder next to the database. How would we store pictures in a database though, an SQL statement?
asked Oct 4, 2015 in Fall 15-16 by Nick Caputo (100 points)

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+4 votes
 
Best answer

There's a discussion here that might be helpful...

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3748/storing-images-in-db-yea-or-nay

(However, I can't help but feel that you are wandering away from the client's key goals for the software... perhaps you should have a chat with your team's Project Manager!)

answered Oct 4, 2015 by Forrest Stonedahl (100 points)
selected Oct 5, 2015 by Nick Caputo
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