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Insert Query with auto-incrementing key

Chris Weathers

Joined: May 06, 2005
Posts: 12
I have a users table with a primary key "id" that is set to auto-increment for new insertions. So a new user gets automatically assigned the number of users + 1 for their id.

How does my query from my jsp change in this situation? Do I just leave off the "id" field in the Insert query?
Samuel Cox
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Joined: Nov 16, 2004
Posts: 96

For oracle, mysql, sqlserver, db2?

For db2, I think we used identity_val_local or something like that. For sqlserver, you leave it off.

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