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Blob or link to file on ftp?

Zado asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello Experts!

I have to store images somewhere and I don't know which way I should choose:
1. Hold them in database directly
2. Keep them in ftp server and hold just links in database. I thought that's better solution because I save a lot of space in database and I can easier manage data in database, quicker backups etc.
But not sure it's a good idea, maybe you have some experience with that, please suggest what you would do.

Thanks for help.
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