Solved

SQL statement

Posted on 1997-04-29
2
223 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
I have an Ms SQL table
Table1
------
ID (Counter, auto-increment) (UNIQUE)
Field1  varchar(50) (NOT UNIQUE)

In my java code, I run a statement like
executeUpdate("INSERT INTO Table1...").
I want to be abble to retreive the value "ID" if the counter
just created in SQL. What's the BEST way? (no Requery and MoveLast please...)
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:nats042897
2 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:jpk041897
ID: 1219961
Have you tried Inserting into two tables?

Make the second table contain the ID of the last element and the IP of the user that updated it. (Use this last value as an index to delete the record once you are done with it).

For instance:

executeUpdate("INSERT INTO Table1, Table2..., Table2 =Table1.ID").



0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
mlimotte earned 200 total points
ID: 1219962
The answer is dependant on the DBMS that you are using.

In MS SQL Server, you can "SELECT @@IDENTITY".  This will give you the last value auto-inserted into an identity column in the current session.

In Informix:  The value can be obtained with
DBINFO('sqlca.sqlerrd1')  
   LET  p_newformkey = DBINFO('sqlca.sqlerrd1');


Oracle: You can select from the SEQUENCE object first, and then insert that value into the table.


0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
xampp tool 12 56
Delete Android all or certain applications data programmatically 9 77
String array comparison 4 38
jsp insert to database example 2 47
This was posted to the Netbeans forum a Feb, 2010 and I also sent it to Verisign. Who didn't help much in my struggles to get my application signed. ------------------------- Start The idea here is to target your cell phones with the correct…
Introduction This article is the first of three articles that explain why and how the Experts Exchange QA Team does test automation for our web site. This article explains our test automation goals. Then rationale is given for the tools we use to a…
Viewers will learn about the different types of variables in Java and how to declare them. Decide the type of variable desired: Put the keyword corresponding to the type of variable in front of the variable name: Use the equal sign to assign a v…
Viewers will learn about if statements in Java and their use The if statement: The condition required to create an if statement: Variations of if statements: An example using if statements:

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question