|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Advice on storing large numbers of documents in a Firebird database|
On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 12:31 PM, <miker169@...> wrote:
This is somewhat related to the "Restore Data" topic being discussed today.
I would like to use Firebird as an archive for a large number of documents (probably about 10,000) totaling around 100Gb. Each file would be stored as a BLOB.
The documents are a generally variety of Open/LibreOffice (SXW, ODT etc), Word (DOC, DOCX), Excel (XLS, XLSX), PDF and various image formats.
The reason for using Firebird is to associate a small amount of meta data with each file.
Generally the database would reside on a dedicated Linux server, but might also be copied to a Windows 8 desktop or laptop.
At the moment my concern is more about data integrity rather than security (the information isn't very sensitive and both the server and desktop are behind a reasonably strong firewall) but any thoughts on external access are also welcome (SSH tunneling?)
Thanks for comments!
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