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Chapter 10. Global Sequences

Table of Contents
10.1. Purpose of global sequences
10.2. When to use global sequences
10.3. Using global sequences
10.4. Listing global sequences
10.5. Global sequence limitations
10.6. Global sequence voting
10.7. Traditional approaches to sequences in distributed DBs

BDR global sequences provide an easy, fast and reliable way for applications to use the database to generate unique synthetic keys in an asynchronous distributed system.