Starting with version 3.1.0, phpMyAdmin supports the Scalable BLOB streaming infrastructure for MySQL. The http://blobstreaming.org website explains the goals of this project. Please note that some of its documentation relates to command-line utilities which have few or no use in the context of a web interface such as phpMyAdmin. You should be familiar with BLOB streaming terms, such as repository and field references, before reading further.
In this section, we will use this technology to upload a movie and watch it after streaming from within phpMyAdmin.
The chosen method of implementation in phpMyAdmin relies on all of these components: