How to store the audio files with metadata(like artist name, duration,path) in mysql database?

I am doing a project of olnine music straming website.I have to store large amount of audio file with metadata(like: artist name,full duration,path of audio file,image for that audio file etc.). How can i store those audio file in mysql database and retrive them for streming.
sudipta swainAsked:
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Doug WaltonDatabase AdministratorCommented:
You can store files in MySQL tables using one of the BLOB datatypes.  (MEDIUMBLOB can handle 16 MB)

You'll want a table with something like:
create table music (
id int not null auto_increment,
name varchar(100) not null,
file MEDIUMBLOB not null,
primary key(id)

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If you need to keep track of the metadata separately you'll have to create more columns (artist, album, title, etc.).

This tutorial goes over it pretty well:

Hope that helps!

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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
I don't know from your question whether you have already extracted that information.

You could probably import into MySQL from a spreadsheet which contains the metadata - see for how to create that spreadsheet.
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