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March 9th, 2007, 03:24 AM

What is the difference between
Total disk space used by the DATA directory 289MB
Image Space Used 168MB

Chuck S
March 9th, 2007, 08:31 AM
Image space is the sum of all the filesizes of the actual large files as collected from the photos table in mysql

total space is the sum space of all large medium thumbnail files and any said directories

March 10th, 2007, 10:01 AM
Ah so it's the "Total disk space used by the DATA directory" that is the actual amount of space taken up by all photos?

BTW, out of curiosity, is there a way to store the binary values inside the SQL table vs the flat file format under the /DATA directory?

Chuck S
March 10th, 2007, 01:15 PM
No we do not store photos in a database as it is way inefficient to do so.