Subject Re: [firebird-support] BLOB performance
Author Ann W. Harrison
Ann W. Harrison wrote:

> Certainly, storing the blob as a varchar eliminates one round trip from
> the client when the data exists. However, storing blobs as varchars
> does not significantly reduce the record density. In fact, it may
> increase the record density.

She was distracted. What she meant to say is that storing long strings
as varchars rather than blobs may REDUCE record density or that storing
long strings as blobs may INCREASE record density. She shouldn't type
while talking.