i am store image in database by using long blob.
here is my code for that

$file = isset($_FILES['fileupload']) ? $_FILES['fileupload']['tmp_name'] : false;
$query = mysql_query("Select * FROM image WHERE image_short_name = '$image_short_name_p' AND user_id='$id'");

$image = chunk_split(base64_encode(file_get_contents($_FILES['fileupload']['tmp_name'])));  
$image_width_height = getimagesize($_FILES['fileupload']['tmp_name']);

$insert = mysql_query("INSERT INTO image VALUES(NULL, '$user_id_db', '$image', 
                            '$image_full_name', '$image_short_name_p', '$image_des_p','' ,'$image_resolution',0, 0)"

it works fine but if i upload a really big image it get me error for ex.

Warning: mysql_query() [function.mysql-query]: MySQL server has gone away in C:\xampp\htdocs\a_upload\upload.php on line 59
Warning: mysql_query() [function.mysql-query]: Error reading result set's header in C:\xampp\htdocs\a_upload\upload.php on line 59
Warning: mysql_fetch_assoc() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in C:\xampp\htdocs\a_upload\upload.php on line 103

not sure how can i fix this problem.
i was think some thingk like this but i dont know how to do this

if(image size is bigger than long blob)
    reduce size so it fits

note i want to store in database and yes i know i should do it like that.

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How big are the images?

1920x1080 3.39mb get me error

i think i long blob limit size is only in kb's

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InnoDB blobs can be up to around 4Gb - or so I believe. BUt I think it's dependent on the amount of data you can shift in one go as opposed to how much a field can store.

I'll have a look at the image thingy - back in a few.

right know my long blob store about size kb's.

by any change you know how can i increase the size?

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Yes, same happened to me. Mind you, if you're using web images, they should be in Kb rather than Mb. As an user on limited bandwidth, I'd be a little annoyed with such a hefty image. My foreign mobile internet usage would be done in one page view!

ah i c so i should just check so if user upload a size mb file than i just resize it to kb? or some thing like that

so some thing like this

$file_size = filesize($file);
if($image_size <= 1073741824)  //image size is in mb's
   reduce size so it in kb's           //not sure how to do this part
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Few ways to do it - you could put the onus on the user to cut down the size of their image or DIY with some GD library functions.

AN example here:


I'm not endorsing this as a good example, just pointing out that there are many scripts out there specifically for this purpose. Have a look around.

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