Subject Re: [firebird-support] Data type for small binary data
Author Hannes Streicher
Guten Tag Steffen Heil,

am Freitag, 30. April 2010 um 13:44 schrieben Sie:

> Hi

> I have a table with lots of binary data. So far I have used blobs for them.
> Yet, most columns are sure to have only very few bytes, such as 16 bytes or
> so.

> @firebird-support: Is there a safe way to use something different than
> blobs, as I think I remember that blobs were not the most efficient way to
> store such information?

(var)char charset octets

this is the recommended way to store the new firebird GUID which are
binary data

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