SQLServer – DataType – Identity Columns

Background

Identity Columns are used quite a bit in database.

SQL Server has a few functions dedicated to working with this datatype.

 

Functions

Here are some of those functions:

 

IdentityCol

The IdentityCol allows one to reference an Identity Column without explicitly referring to that column by its name.

 

Sample Code:


select max(IDENTITYCOL)
from   dbo.company

References

  1. Creating and Modifying Identifier Columns
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