I don't have a lot of leeway in what I can do, though. This would be for a remote hosting account without access to cron (though I can fake that) or huge amounts of disk space (probably around 300-500 MB). Assuming the worst-case scenario of 300 MB and around 65K per post (64K for blob + necessary fields), we're talking a max number of around 4600 posts, which isn't in my opinion acceptable.
Does a blob require the max amount of space regardless of the size of its contents?
If yes, is there a way to specify a fixed length field of more like 10K in size?
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