This tab has the following components:
Name Specifies the name of the sequence generator.
Type Specifies the type of object.
Owner Specifies the database user who owns the sequence generator.
Minimum value Specifies the sequence's minimum value. The minimum value can be as low as -(2^63-1). The default is 1.
Maximum value Specifies the sequence's maximum value. The maximum value can be as high as (2^63-1). The default is (2^63-1).
Start value Specifies a value between the Minimum Value and the Maximum Value as the start value. The start value determines the first value generated.
Restart Now Click to restart the sequence with the value specified in the Start Value field. See ALTER SEQUENCE statement.
Increment value Specifies the difference between the last and next values generated. Specify a negative value to create a sequence generator that generates descending values.
Cycle values Specifies whether the sequence generator values increase or decrease to the maximum or minimum value and cycle back to the beginning and start again. Clear this option to have an error returned if a sequence exceeds its minimum or maximum value.
Cache size Specifies the cache size. The cache size determines the number of preallocated sequence values that are kept in memory for faster access. When the cache is exhausted, it is repopulated and a corresponding entry is written to the transaction log.
Clear this option to ensure that no values will be skipped in the event that the server crashes.
Comment Specifies a text description of the sequence generator.
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