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From Kallin Nagelberg <>
Subject Re: unique key generation
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2011 22:11:14 GMT
Maybe I can just use java5's UUID.. Need to research how this is
effective across multiple clients..

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Kallin Nagelberg
<> wrote:
> Hey,
> I am developing a session management system using Cassandra and need
> to generate unique sessionIDs (cassandra columnfamily keys). Does
> anyone know of an elegant/simple way to accomplish this? I am not sure
> about using time based uuids on the client as there a chance that
> multiple clients could generate the same ID. I've heard suggestions of
> using zookeeper as a source for the IDs, but was just hoping that
> there might be something simpler for my purposes.
> Thanks,
> -Kal

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