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How to Store and retrieve BMP's and JPG's into database recordset

We need to store some large binary data into database . It may be of bitmap or jPEG or text file.
How to store them in database. I think we can make use of " CLongBinary" and corresponding RFX_LongBinary for CRecordset classes .
We are not able to store data and retrieve data from table.
Can anybody suggest the way of reading and writing bitmap file from database , using CLongBinary and RFX_LongBinary or any other way how ro deal witrh BLOB.
The database may be any type Oracle or MSAccess etc. It should be database indipendent.
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rsquekAuthor Commented:
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blobs are definitely the way to go. I'll look into it
Well, here's the deal. You better use CByteArray and RFX_Binary, since they don't have boundary limit like CLongBinary and RFX_LongBinary. The way to go is:

// theByteArray is the array that is binded to the BLOB using RFX_Binary
// theImageByteSize is the size of the file in bytes
BYTE* pb = theByteArray.GetData();
// pbTheImageDataFromFile is the memory where you copied the data from the file
memcpy(pb, pbTheImageDataFromFile, theImageByteSize);
// rs is your recordset - you have to have called AddNew or Edit before that

That's the way to put the data in the DB...
To get the data (assuming the recordset has positioned its cursor to the record of interest):

BYTE *pb = theByteArray.GetData();
int size = theByteArray.GetSize();

// Now *pb points to the memory with the data from the picture file
// and size is the size of the picture file
Opps... I forgot the binding...
Here is the recordset's DoFieldExchange() part:

void CMyRecordset::DoFieldExchange( CFieldExchange* pFX )
  RFX_Binary(pFX, "TheColumnName", theByteArray);

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