You can use gridfs to store things like movies; that is not the intent of
So, 16mb of metadata for your movies, or data. Lots of people use (bson)
> I was reading about the 4mb document size limit (which I believe is now
> either 8mb or 16mb, I'm unsure). I'm pretty confused about this. The
> whole point of storing data using BSON instead of JSON is to support binary
> data, but binary data is often much larger than these proposed size
> limits. For example, a photo or music database (ostensibly two of the most
> common "kinds" of binary data conceivable) could easily consist almost
> entirely of files that exceed the apparent MongoDB document size limit.
> Am I misunderstanding the role this limit plays? Is it merely a limit on
> I admit, I'm probably totally misunderstanding the situation.
> Thank you very much.
> New 'n confused,
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