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From "Suran Jayathilaka (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (DERBY-712) Support for sequences
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 19:07:44 GMT

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Suran Jayathilaka reassigned DERBY-712:
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    Assignee: Suran Jayathilaka

> Support for sequences
> ---------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-712
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-712
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: SQL
>         Environment: feature request 
>            Reporter: Tony Dahbura
>            Assignee: Suran Jayathilaka
>
> Would like to see support added for sequences.  This would permit a select against the
sequence to always obtain a ever increasing/decreasing value.  The identity column works fine
but there are times for applications where the application needs to obtain the sequence number
and use it prior to the database write.  Subsequent calls to the table/column would result
in a new number on each call.
> SQL such as the following:
> SELECT NEXT VALUE FOR sequence_name FROM sometable ; would result in a next value.

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