|Oracle9i Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects (LOBs)
Release 1 (9.0.1)
Part Number A88879-01
LOBS: Best Practices, 5 of 6
The following sequence, requires a new connection when using a threaded environment, adversely affects performance, and is inaccurate:
Hence the preferred procedure is as follows:
Alternatively, you can insert >4,000 byte of data directly for the LOB columns but not the LOB attributes.