Charles Hawkins


Random Number Generator

Often the RAND() function is predictable based on the seed. This stored procedure generates a pretty good random integer because the seed itself is quite unpredictable. You can’t put this in a UDF since it is indeterminate due to the RAND and GETDATE() functions used.

2006-09-15 (first published: )

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