ID generation techniques

Alexander Sicular siculars at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 22:47:58 EDT 2014


This just showed up on HN:

Show HN: Decentralized, k-ordered unique IDs in Clojure
<https://github.com/maxcountryman/flake>
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8202284


On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Shailesh Mangal <
shailesh.mangal at getzephyr.com> wrote:

>   Hi,
>
>  I wanted to ask what are popular, scalable ID generation techniques for
> storing data in RIAK. Some ideas that we are toying with:
>
>    1. ID Generation server (like Flikr ticket server) - Numeric
>    2. Twitter's Snowflake like implementation- Alphanumeric
>    3. Riak’s auto ID generation- Alphanumeric
>
>
>  So far, we are thinking of going with option 2 as it doesn’t require
> node coordination, k-sorted. But we would prefer a uncoordinated numeric
> Unique Ids.
>
>   - Shailesh
>
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