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which approach is good-:storing Dicom images in binary format or storing path of dicom images in DB
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As always the answer is: "It depends on your use case"

I would prefer direct storage in a CLOB over paths any time because:

Rights management: You'd have to keep the access rights on the share on which the images reside in sync with the DB access rights.

Server access: when storage on shares is distributed over several machines and the images must be accessible on the client side
then every client computer needs access to the appropriate shares.

Cheers

Manfred
   
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