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Any tool which will read binary data from sql db RRS feed

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  • Hi

    I want a tool which will read a table from the data base which has binary data.

    i want to convert tht binary  data into more readble format.

    • Changed type Mike Feng Friday, November 23, 2012 12:34 PM
    Friday, November 16, 2012 11:27 AM

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  • Can you say which kind of database server is and possible copy the table definition here ?

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    Friday, November 16, 2012 4:35 PM
  • Hex viewers are a dime a dozen on the internet, I expect every 1st year CompSci prof on the continent assigns writing one to his/her class. The precise internals of the BLOB (Binary Large OBject) you are receving will depend on your DB server, but it will comprise a size and the binary data as a byte array. Then you select your hex viewer of choice, and write the binary data to it's preferrred reading location.

    However, I don't feel motivated to do any more of your homework for you this evening.


    "Premature optimization is the root of all evil." - Knuth

    Saturday, November 17, 2012 1:26 AM
  • Toad will server your purpose . I have used it for Oracle Database . It might also work for other databases . Please check for that .
    Sunday, November 18, 2012 4:35 PM
  • I need this for sql server.
    Thursday, November 22, 2012 2:40 PM