Deep Dive into DBFS


Database & Infrastructure

Date and time

Thursday, 13. October 2022., 14:30


Hall A



Oracle offers different ways to store and provide binary files. The most known ways are the storage in a BLOB field directly in the database or just as a reference to an external file in the file system via a BFILE field. In this presentation, I would like to deep dive into the Database Files System (DBFS). This feature allows access to files stored in the database from outside the database using different access methods, including the option to use an operating system mount point.The presentation will cover the following topics: - Configuration and Usage of DBFS - How does it work under the hood - Supported storage providers (including the creation of a custom provider) - Client access methods - Performance tests…

Lecture details

Talk Attendence: Attendance in person
Level of difficulty: Detailed
Desirable listeners function: DBA , Developers
Group of activity: Database & Infrastructure

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