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April 02

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Working with files: Using streaming APIs for file up/downloads (AsyncIterators)
This is the seconds of a three-part discussion on how to handle file uploads and downloads with node-oracledb. In this part, streaming APIs are used with AsyncIterators to upload files without large buffers in Node.js.


While interesting, combining streaming APIs with AsyncIterators turned out to add a lot of additional complexity without much gain. For this reason, this technique was not added to the blog post series: database/


01:34 - Overview of streaming files with AsyncIterators
05:01 - Streaming files app demo
06:18 - Streaming files code overview
16:00 - Q&A

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