Subject RE: [firebird-support] Database for images
Author Leyne, Sean

> Since very few images are less than 16KB (they are mostly 50KB and
> more) most blobs would span several pages and I reasoned that the
> fewer pages the better. If an image is 90KB, at least 6 pages (@
> 16KB) must be read, while for 8KB pages at least 12 pages will be
> read. Will the total time for reading the pages only depend on the
> blob size, and be independent of the number of pages?

I would recommend page size of 32KB, which would be matched by a disk
cluster size of 32KB -- too truly maximize disk to memory transfer