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NEWID Function

Posted By: Sarita Patel     Category: SQL Server     Views: 1999

This article explains about NEWID function in sql server with examples.

NEWID function is used to get unique value of type uniqueidentifier.

It is a nondeterministic means It returns different values every time it is called.


Syntax of NEWID Function :

NEWID ()

Return type of NEWID function is a uniqueidentifier.




Examples of NEWID Function :

Example 1 : Use of NEWID function in select clause 

SELECT NEWID ()

Output
BAF64B1B-9646-4AAD-8AC0-799CF6D95EDD

Above example returns unique id.
  
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