Solved

C# and MySQL - Storing a picture file into database

Posted on 2007-04-11
4
1,341 Views
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
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!
0
Comment
Question by:Cyber-Drugs
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
f_o_o_k_y earned 300 total points
ID: 18889581
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
0
 

Expert Comment

by:emrahtufan
ID: 18891686
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

0
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:zajda82
zajda82 earned 200 total points
ID: 18892271
here you have an example of storing images in MySql

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

0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Cyber-Drugs
ID: 18904310
Thanks f_o_o_k_y and zajda82,

After a bit of tweaking, that did the trick!
0

Featured Post

Will your db performance match your db growth?

In Percona’s white paper “Performance at Scale: Keeping Your Database on Its Toes,” we take a high-level approach to what you need to think about when planning for database scalability.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Does the idea of dealing with bits scare or confuse you? Does it seem like a waste of time in an age where we all have terabytes of storage? If so, you're missing out on one of the core tools in every professional programmer's toolbox. Learn how to …
In this series, we will discuss common questions received as a database Solutions Engineer at Percona. In this role, we speak with a wide array of MySQL and MongoDB users responsible for both extremely large and complex environments to smaller singl…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question