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Best Practice to store images and rich media

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am working on a project in which I have to store atleast 100000 images and rich media like virtual tour, promotional videos.

I would like to know the best practice to store it in order to retrieve it in show it on website.

What should I store it as:

Store the url into the database and store the actual image on the physical server. 

Store the image itself as a binary into the sql server itself and then convert it to runtime and show on the website.

I need to know which way is the best and suitable way to do this task.


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