django-database-files is a storage system for Django that stores uploaded files in the database.
WARNING: It is generally a bad idea to serve static files from Django, but there are some valid use cases. If your Django app is behind a caching reverse proxy and you need to scale your application servers, it may be simpler to store files in the database.
- Django 1.1
$ python setup.py install
database_files to your
INSTALLED_APPS and add this line:
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = 'database_files.storage.DatabaseStorage'
upload_to is a required argument on
FileField, it is not used for
storing files in the database. Just set it to a dummy value:
upload = models.FileField(upload_to='not required')
ImageField files will now be stored in the