Subject RE: [firebird-support] Blob field
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi,
> in our application we are using fingerprint..after a user places his
> thumb..the fingerprint dll returns bytearray of thumb
> should we store it? in blob? if so any special considerations while
> reading and inserting..
> thks

just make sure the blob field is of type binary. If the datasize if large,
and numerous, you might want to compress the binary data on the fly before
storage and after retrieval. There is a component in the IBO set which will
do this if it suits.