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C# and MySQL - Storing a picture file into database

Posted on 2007-04-11
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Hi guys 'n gals,

How would I go about saving a JPG picture into a MySQL Database, with C#? I know how to connect to the database, but I have no idea what I would go about converting the picture into data, which I can store into the database, let alone, reading it back out.


Any ideas?

Cheers!
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Question by:Cyber-Drugs
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f_o_o_k_y earned 300 total points
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This might be helpful.
Its used with asp page and MSDE but it should be very similar
instead image data type in MYSQL use BLOB.
http://www.aspfree.com/c/a/ASP.NET/Uploading-Images-to-a-Database--C---Part-I/
http://www.aspfree.com/c/a/ASP.NET/Retrieving-Images-from-a-Database--C---Part-II/

Best Regards
FooKy
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by:emrahtufan
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I dont know the exact needs of the application but I think, instead of inserting an image to the database, upploading it to the some server location and saving the path in the database is better.

Regards

emrah

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by:zajda82
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here you have an example of storing images in MySql

http://www.codeproject.com/aspnet/image_asp.asp

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by:Cyber-Drugs
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Thanks f_o_o_k_y and zajda82,

After a bit of tweaking, that did the trick!
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