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From Marcos Mendez <mar...@jitisoft.com>
Subject Re: newbie question regarding master db + file size
Date Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:21:22 GMT


On Sep 12, 2013, at 12:46, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Marco,
> 
> we have had long discussion about using an external storage (ie
> separate files) for things like pictures. It's not really easy, and
> I'm not sure it worth the effort.

understood. thanks.


> All in all, there is no advantage in compressing a picture : it
> already uses a compressed format, the gain would be null. Using B64
> encoding would be even worth, the file size would be 33% bigger...

agreed. images already have that. again being a newbie i don't know how it is actually stored.
if its just the binary then it is fine. was more concerned about the other (if any) encodings.


> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Marcos Mendez <marcos@jitisoft.com> wrote:
>> i would also suggest compressing those resources if hex or base 64 encoding is used
to store them. you guys may do that already....
>> 
>> On Sep 12, 2013, at 11:08, Marcos Mendez <marcos@jitisoft.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> ok. thank you.
>>> 
>>> On Sep 12, 2013, at 11:06 AM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
>>> 
>>>> no, there is no such support in the server (we have discusses about storing
>>>> this kind of big blobs
>>>> outside of the master db file but was not implemented)
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 8:30 PM, Marcos Mendez <marcos@jitisoft.com>
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> We're having an issue with the size of the master database file, due
to
>>>>> the fact that we're including pictures for people. We're using a version
>>>>> control mechanism that has a maximum of 50mb and we've already passed
it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is there any way we can put those entries outside of that file but still
>>>>> be accessible as LDAP entries? We also don't want to have them stored
at a
>>>>> separate location (eg. providing a file/url path, etc type solutions).
The
>>>>> organization really wants them in the directory.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Marcos
>>>>> 
>>>>> Installed version: apacheds-2.0.0-M14-64bit.bin
>>>>> OS: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Kiran Ayyagari
>>>> http://keydap.com
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com

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