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binary large object

[¦bīn·ə·rē¦lärj ′äb‚jekt]
(computer science)
In a database management system, a file-storage system used most often for multimedia files (large files). Abbreviated BLOB.

binary large object

(database)
(BLOB) A large block of data stored in a database, such as an image or sound file. A BLOB has no structure which can be interpreted by the database management system but is known only by its size and location.
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A tool for analyzing Binary Large Objects was designed to count only connected components, which are considered as objects of interest.
LOB support ensures that an organization's critical Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) data, including ERP data stored in Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) for SAP R/3 v4.
Metalogix StoragePoint achieves these benefits by externalizing SharePoint content Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) so that they may be stored on less-expensive or more appropriate storage systems, like EMC's VMAX, VNX Series, Centera, Atmos, and Data Domain.
Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) Support -- Extending the capabilities of its database module, Inktomi can now index BLOBs stored in databases for all supported file formats.
Metalogix StoragePoint externalizes SharePoint content Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) so that they may be stored on less-expensive or more appropriate storage systems.

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