[Grok-dev] Re: absolute url for 'static' ?

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Sun Apr 27 17:24:15 EDT 2008

27 apr 2008 kl. 21.25 skrev Christian Theune:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 09:11:34PM +0200, Sebastian Ware wrote:
>> I was under the impression that storing large amounts of data, such  
>> as
>> large blobs, will bloat Zodb and adversely affect performance.
>> Another reason for me to store files (such as uploaded images) in the
>> filesystem is because it is easy to configure rewrite rules to bypass
>> the application server in order to serve images in high volume  
>> scenarios
>> (instead of using a cache on the front side; simplicity wins...).
>> Is it better to go the route suggested in the "accessing the parts
>> directory" thread?
>> [...]
> No. Please look into ZODBs Blob feature which is specifically  
> crafted for that
> use and optimal in performance.

Excellent, this seems to cover the features I use. I hope it will be  
possible to find the file through a simple rewrite rule. I'll  

Mvh Sebastian 

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