|Re: [IBO] TIBOQuery: Are Blob contents in a dataset automatically loaded into memory?
> If I have a query which includes a blob column, do the contents of theAFAIR, IBObjects will only load the content of a BLOB if you ask for it,
> blob column get loaded into memory or is it just some sort of pointer?
> In other words if I have many rows and large blobs, will I swamp my
> ram when I execute the query? Is it better to have the blobs in a
> referenced table and only load one when needed?
e.g. when using a image component, which displays the image
Whether the BLOB content gets loaded or not, can be easily checked via
the TIB_MonitorDialog. In this dialog, click the Blob option and watch
out if the SEGMENT SIZE is larger than a value of ~ 10 (so, not the BLOB
ID = pointer only)
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