In computers, a BLOB means “binary large Objects” obvious BLAHB and often spelled in most lowercase, is just a big file, usually a picture or sound file, that really must be managed (for Example, submitted, saved or located in a database) in an unique way due to the size.

The data type and definition was introduced to describe data not originally defined in traditional computer database systems, particularly because it was too large to store practically at the time the field of database systems was first being defined in the 1970s and 1980s.

The data type became practical when disk space became cheap. This definition gained popularity with IBM’s DB2.

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This character name is alluding to Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir K. Zworykin, who invented the iconoscope. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2013