Readme_Setting Large Data (OLE DB)
This sample works only with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008. It will not work with any version of SQL Server earlier than SQL Server 2005.
Shows how to set BLOB data, create a table, add a sample record, fetches that record in the rowset, and then set the value of the BLOB field. This sample is not supported on IA64.
SQL Server samples and sample databases must be downloaded and installed before you can view or work with them. For more information, see Considerations for Installing SQL Server Samples and Sample Databases.
Before running this sample, make sure the following software is installed:
SQL Server or SQL Server Express including Database Engine.
You can download SQL Server Express from the Microsoft Download Center.
The AdventureWorks2008R2 database that is available at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
The SQL Server Database Engine samples that are available at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
.NET Framework SDK 2.0 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. You can obtain .NET Framework SDK free of charge. See Installing the .NET Framework Documentation.
This sample connects to your computer's default SQL Server instance (on some Windows operating systems, you will need to change (localhost) or (local) to the name of your SQL Server instance). To connect to a named instance, change the connection string from
name is the named instance. By default, SQL Server Express installs to a named instance.
Make sure your INCLUDE environment variable includes the directory that contains sqlncli.h.
Adding and deleting the table is done programmatically, in the CreateTable function.
If you are using Visual Studio, load the WorkingWithBLOBs.sln file and build it.
If you are using MSBuild.exe, invoke MSBuild.exe at a command prompt, passing it the WorkingWithBLOBs.sln file: