What is the BFILE datatypes?


What is the BFILE datatypes?

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Oracle - What is the BFILE datatypes? - Feb 07, 2010 at 14:20 PM by Shuchi Gauri

What is the BFILE datatypes?

It refers to an external binary file and its size is limited by the operating system.

Oracle - What is the BFILE datatypes? - April 10, 2009 at 11:00 AM

What is the BFILE datatypes?  

The BFILE datatype is used to store unstructured binary data outside the database. The column of BFILE type stores file locator that points the OS file which actually stores data.

Define Bfile datatypes. 

Oracle provides Bfile datatypes to store unstructured binary data. The actual data is stored outside the database in the operating system files. A bfile column stores file locator that points to an external file containing data. Bfiles are read-only, one can’t modify them.  

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