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The Oracle Guru Question #10

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

This is a large file, typically an image or sound file, that must be handled (i.e. uploaded, downloaded or stored in a database) in a special way because of its size. The main idea is that the handler of the file has no way of understanding the file in order to figure out how to deal with it -- it might as well be a large piece of coal, but there it is and now what?

a. BLOB
b. LONGRAW
c. BFILE
d. CLOB
e. VARCHAR
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This was last published in September 2003

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