One common use for MySQL is the storage of binary data in
BLOB columns. MySQL supports four
different BLOB data types:
LONGBLOB, all described in
The BLOB and TEXT Types and Data Type Storage Requirements.
Data stored in a
BLOB column can be accessed
using MySQL Connector/Net and manipulated using client-side code. There are no
special requirements for using Connector/Net with
Simple code examples will be presented within this section, and a
full sample application can be found in the
Samples directory of the Connector/Net installation.