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IDENTITY_INSERT

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thomas_franz
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Nice question to start the week thanks Thomas.

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Nice tricky one to start the week on, thanks Thomas

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Yes, tricky one.
Couldn't find this properly explained (set identity_insert) so went for 3/4.
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paul s-306273 - Monday, February 11, 2019 1:47 AM
Yes, tricky one.
Couldn't find this properly explained (set identity_insert) so went for 3/4.

..., but thinking about it, the next insert after i = 104 would give you a duplicate!

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A good question.

In the explanation:
So although we deleted the row with i = 104 (while IDENTITY_INSERT is still ON) it does not reuse this value nor does it use / fill the gap between 3 and 102.

Note that whether IDENTITY_INSERT is turned OFF either before or after the row is deleted, the result is the same. It doesn't reuse the value.
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nice and simple,
was looking for the trick/gotcha but couldn't find one,
thanks for the questions

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Thanks for this instructive question.

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