Re: Full export and sequence behaviour in 8i
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 09:23:11 +0400 (GST)
I have personally used sequences (9i/10g) in no gap scenarios and haven't faced any issue. For sake of completeness I have proper alerts in place to report missing sequences and design takes care of reusing these. users are more than happy about this, though the alert has never puked anything till date and my reuse logic is just waiting to be used.
Yes experience and designs differ.
Re: Full export and sequence behaviour in 8i From: "Robert Freeman" <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> Date: 16-03-2009 04:11
You should never use a sequence if what you want is an assured serial number with no gap. There are a number of ways to loose a number in a given sequence.....
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