I can't speak to a), but the general pattern for b) would be to store the
actual blob data into an object store of some sort (whether public like AWS
S3 or Azure, etc, or on a private service like Scality, EMC ECS, or
Cleversafe), and then simply store the URL / ID for that photo into the
On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Flávio Henrique Schuindt da Silva <
I'm a beginner in using CF and I successfully deployed cf-mysql-release
 and now I can write, read, etc from the database as a service bound in
Now, I have some questions and it would be really great if someone could
a) Ok, I have a database that works and its great. Imagine a scenario that
a lot of clients are acessing my app and now I have to scale. How CF scale
the service? I mean there must be some way to give more nodes on the maria
db cluster provided by , right?
b) If I need to save profile pictures to a user table. What should I do?
Save it as blob in the database since write data to disk is not recommended
by cf docs because apps are isolated each other in the DEA.
Thank you very much for your patient and time.
 - https://github.com/cloudfoundry/cf-mysql-release
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