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CREATE TABLE t (c1 BLOB);
INSERT INTO t(c1) VALUES (LOAD_FILE('/tmp/pic.jpg'));
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This page shows information specific to MariaDB SkySQL. Information for non-SkySQL use can be found on the LOAD_FILE() page in the MariaDB Enterprise Documentation.