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Is storing Files (PDF, JPG, ect..) as blobs bad practice? Will it slow down server?

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Is storing Files (PDF, JPG, ect..) as blobs bad practice? Will it slow down server? (Microsoft server with MySQl db)

I have a web server with 1000s of PDF files, ranging from 50kb to 20mb and above.

The client wants to store then as blobs, will this hurt server speed?

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