Generating unique ids in Mnesia

Joel Reymont <>
Thu Aug 18 17:12:08 CEST 2005


Hakan,

Thanks for the tip but I need sequential, increasing numerical  
values. I would like my records to be sequantially numbered and the  
sequence number to increase every time I insert a record. How do I  
manage that?

     Joel

On Aug 18, 2005, at 4:46 PM, Hakan Mattsson wrote:

> You can use
>
>   erlang:now()
>
> or
>
>   {node(), erlang:now()}
>
> in a multi node system.




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