Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Blob fields
Author Alan McDonald
> > Maybe you can exclude the blobs from the select statement and
> > retrieve them with a second query just when needed on a
> > one record base???
> Not a solution, because I need all of them. I tried the same with SQL
> Server and the BINARY fields there are several times faster than in
> Firebird. In Oracle it is slow too.
> cu Christian

what about zipping/unzipping on the fly? Saves storage and improves
transport time. Zipping/Unzipping is an overhead though...but it's pretty