RE: what could cause my oracle sequence nextval jump?
Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2008 14:42:37 +0800
"you can always run a process on the affected tables and re-set the sequenced value in order to avoid gaps".
I don't believe this. You are ALLOWED to do that ? And your users and auditors don't ask questions ?
At 12:57 AM Saturday, Bort, Guillermo wrote:
>If you need secuential numbers and cannot afford either gaps or locking
>and generating numbers with a pl/sql function, you can always run a
>process on the affected tables and re-set the sequenced value in order
>to avoid gaps.
>An alternative to sequences, when you cannot afford gaps is using custom
>pl/sql functions and perhaps even Oracle Queues. This would cause a
>serious serialization of operations though.
>Guillermo Alan Bort
>EDS - ITO DBA Main Group
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