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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.
The AS/400's integrated data base, DB2/400, is being given full support for binary large objects (BLOBs) like other universal data bases have long since been given.
For Knight Frank's SharePoint content database, 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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