I need to store ulong values as a primary key in SQL Server. Since SQL Server doesn't have a ulong datatype (or for that matter anything unsigned), the only way to go is to have column as ...
From various posts, I have summarized about using number type instead of char/varchar for PK: If you choose char/varchar type for PK and your values are short (just some alpha numberic codes) then it ...
Following a suggestion made to another question to store large amounts of text: can one use a CLOB as primary key field (i.e., from Java's DataNucleus implementation of JDO)? I know it is probably a ...
I would like to build a distributed system. I need to store data in databases and it would be helpful to use an UUID or a GUID as a primary key on some tables. I assume it's a drawbacks with this ...