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when i checked my database to output the data for my dbo.products, under the column productimg, i got some numbers and letter combinations which is very long. Is it right that it is stored that way? for my productimg im using image as the datatype. Am i on the right track for storing the pciture to my database?

i have copied a portion of the numbers and letters, it is very long:

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Yes, you're storing byte value of image in that column. For your other questions, check this.
Storing Uploaded Files in a Database or in the File System with ASP.NET[^](This has comparison File System vs Database - Advantages/Disadvantages, etc.,)

How to save and retrieve Image in Database using[^]
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Member 10302214 9-Oct-13 7:43am    
I cant open the link :( maybe because of my location. Im in the Philippines.
thatraja 9-Oct-13 8:03am    
Check updated answer. I have included additional link. You're from Philippines? Oops I forgot to send mail to walterhevedeich who's also from Philippines.

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