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What is a BLOB?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


A BLOB (Binary Large Object) is a field created in a database such as Oracle, DB2, Informix or Microsoft SQL Server. A BLOB field can hold binary information like images or files. Generally, any datatype that starts with "LONG" is a BLOB.

For example: "LONG", "LONG RAW", "LONG VARCHAR".
ArcView does not support BLOB datatypes.

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