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From Brian Candler <B.Cand...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Why sequential document ids? [was: Re: What's the speed(performance) of couchdb?]
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2009 18:17:40 GMT
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:11:12AM -0800, Chris Anderson wrote:
> I wonder if there's a way to get roughly ascending uuids (v1-ish)
> without the security issues that come from having the originating node
> permanently inscribed on each document...

If doing bulk inserts: the client can ask for a uuid, take the top N bits,
and append its own M-bit sequence number to the end?

(The docs say that clients have to be able to recover from collisions
anyway, so no harm making them slightly more likely)

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