How to get lastest incremented UNIQUEIDENTIFIER?

Posted on 2004-08-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello Everyone!
       As last inserted value can be got through "Select @@Identifier" if we are using INTEGER datatype but what if we use UNIQUEIDENTIFIER datatype, how do we get last inserted value?


Question by:kamran_khan
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ram2098 earned 500 total points
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There isn't a way to get the value of a uniqueidentifier column after an insert. You can get it before the insert, however, by using the below code.

DECLARE @GUID uniqueidentifier

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And additonally, you shouldn't really use @@IDENTITY in the first place, as if you have a trigger on the table which then inserts to another table you will receive the wrong value.  For identity columns, you should use scope_identity() instead.

Dave Hilditch.

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