Oracle can handle these Large Objects (LOBs) in the Binary Large Object (BLOB) datatype. BLOBs can hold movies,...
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music clips, pictures, or any other binary data.
To learn how to code your Visual Basic application, I would recommend that you read through the Oracle® Database Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects documentation. You can find a copy of this document at the following URL:http://download-west.oracle.com/docs/cd/B14117_01/appdev.101/b10796/toc.htm
Chapter 6 includes a section titled "Using Visual Basic (Oracle Objects for OLE (OO4O)) to Work with LOBs". Chapter 14 includes more Visual Basic specific information. I would recommend reading as much of the chapter as you can though.
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