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problem with Blob data

  Asked By: Anpu    Date: Apr 01    Category: Java    Views: 2158

I had problem with Blob data ,

I have uploaded zip file to oracle database ,
can u please send me the solution how to retrieve the data and save
it into disk using ZipOutputStream.



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Freda Lane     Answered On: Apr 01

some code from net

try {
Statement stmt = connection.createStatement();
ResultSet rs = stmt.executeQuery("SELECT col_blob FROM

if (rs.next()) {
// Get the blob  from the result set
Blob blob = rs.getBlob("col_blob");

// Get the number bytes in the BLOB
long blobLength = blob.length();

// Get bytes from the BLOB in a byte array
int pos = 1; // position is 1-based
int len = 10;
byte[] bytes = blob.getBytes(pos, len);

// Get bytes from the BLOB using a stream
InputStream is = blob.getBinaryStream();
int b = is.read();
} catch (IOException e) {
} catch (SQLException e) {

and this is another code from net

// Create the decompressor and give it the data  to compress
Inflater decompressor = new Inflater();

// Create an expandable byte array to hold the decompressed data
ByteArrayOutputStream bos = new

// Decompress the data
byte[] buf = new byte[1024];
while (!decompressor.finished()) {
try {
int count = decompressor.inflate(buf);
bos.write(buf, 0, count);
} catch (DataFormatException e) {
try {
} catch (IOException e) {

// Get the decompressed data
byte[] decompressedData = bos.toByteArray();

so the only thing u 'll have to do to find out how to write a file  using java.
and then make little optimizations on your code... : )

Answer #2    Answered By: Hooriya Khan     Answered On: Apr 01

u have to do the following things :
>first of all select the row from oracle  db.
>then get the BLOB from resultset(use orcle BLOB interface plz don't use
> now open a input stream from BLOB (u can find it in BLOB interface)
>now read from the input stream and write it to a local file  system or u can use
this input stream for zipinputstream.

thats it.

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