This piece is about two related subjects. The first is the great question of whether we should rely on auto incremented integers or uuids to identify entities. The second is who gets to generate those identifiers (your code or some external application like your RDBMS).

I feel that just about…

Four months now into the global coronavirus crisis (at least, since it’s been publicly known outside of China) and countries around the globe are facing their own demons, directly or indirectly linked with the spread of the virus.

There’s one crisis in particular that I’m thinking about. It came to…

Andrei Dascalu

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