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Using sequence numbers for primary keys

Do you recommend using sequence numbers for primary keys and other processing?

Do you recommend using sequence numbers for primary keys and other processing?
Yes, sequences are widely used to generate surrogate key values, because no locking is required in retrieval.
This was last published in November 2005

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