[MarkLogic Dev General] BLOB (not the amorphous creature)

Shannon Shiflett sss4r at virginia.edu
Thu Aug 23 13:27:07 PDT 2007


According to section 11.1.2 in Developer's Guide, binary documents  
are not indexed -- and there are memory property considerations --  
but generally is there a performance hit anywhere?  For extra  
protection, I'd like to ingest copyrighted images and serve them up  
using MarkLogic Server -- if my forest were, say, 4GB in size, and I  
load 2GB of binaries, am I going to notice an impact in any operation  
(merging, e.g.)? Without affecting indexes I'd guess not but want to  
make sure!


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