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Binary large object
also called a blob and has one more synonym

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  1. is a collection of binary data stored as a single entity in a database management system

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 17, 2009
  2. Blobs are typically images, audio or other multimedia objects, though sometimes binary executable code is stored as a blob

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 17, 2009
  3. Database support for blobs is not universal

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  4. Blobs were originally just amorphous chunks of data invented by Jim Starkey at DEC, who describes them as "the thing that ate Cincinnati, Cleveland, or whatever"

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  5. Later, Terry McKiever, a marketing person for Apollo felt that it needed to be an acronym and invented the backronym Basic Large Object

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