Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Question about limits in fb 2.5 or 3.0
Author Jim Starkey
woodsmailbox wrote:
>> They're called text blobs :-)
> When I must use blobs, I gotta treat them differently, according to
> their own usage and limitations. If I need fast search, I gotta make
> up a dictionary table around them and populate it. Another for
> sorting. Gotta hash them to compare them. All sorts of work I expect
> from a database to do for me. I gotta check with my fb library see if
> they are supported well (there are still issues with php and python
> libs for example, fibplus used to have some problems in the past). So
> I avoid them whenever possible. Frankly I wish they never be invented,
> so the record size limitation would be gone by now by necessity.
What are you doing that requires records over 64K?