Multiple database support

Bruce Armstrong [TeamSybase] bruce.armstrong at
Tue Sep 2 17:05:10 UTC 2003

--- David Miller <justdave at> wrote:
> FWIW, Sybase has "identity" which is a loose
> equivalent to MySQL's
> "auto_increment", however, Sybase's implementation
> sucks.  We would up
> creating a separate table with a list of tables and
> key numbers, and
> lock/incremenet/unlock the given row in that table
> when we need a new key.

Ok, I'll bite.  What's wrong with Sybase's
implementation?  (I assume you mean ASE.  ASA
implements it as well, but better).

Bruce Armstrong [TeamSybase]

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