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Auto generated SQL Server keys - uniqueidentifier or IDENTITY

I'm designing a table and I've decided to create an auto-generated primary key value as opposed to creating my own scheme or using natural keys. I see that SQL Server offers globally unique identifiers (GUIDs) as well as identities to create these values. What are the pros and cons of these approaches?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/10/23 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: t-sql
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