>From what I can see in the Derby documentation, it's not possible to specify the value of a sequence as the default value for a column.  Is my reading of this correct?

I've seen solutions online for Oracle, which also supports sequences, that suggest using a before insert trigger to modify the value of a column with a sequence value if the value is not specified.  This seems like it's more work than it should be; specifying it as a default in the table definition makes much more sense to me.

Thanks for any insights you have,

Ryan McFall
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Hope College
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