[Tutor] File storage vs DB storage.

Hugo González Monteverde hugonz-lists at h-lab.net
Tue Apr 10 09:43:21 CEST 2007


Managaing a lot of files is not a nightmare if you use/build the right 

Why not saving filenames in the DB and then just using the ordinary web 
server to deliver them? Getting the blob out of the DB and then serving 
it through the web app is going to be a lot slower than letting, say, 
Apache do it.

I wrote a system that kept 15000 files in a directory tree. You just let 
your software deal with them....


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