Posted By: Assaf Arkin
Date: 2005-11-23 18:52
Summary: UUID generator, release 1.0.1
Project: Reliable Messaging

UUIDs (Universally Unique Identifiers) are primarily used in distributed applications to generate identifiers that do not conflict.

This UUID generator is based on RFC 4122, and uses the time-based format, allowing for up to 10 million unique identifiers per machine per second.

A 48-bit node identifier prevents identifier conflicts between machines. The setup script automatically discovers a node identifier from one of the network cards MAC address on your machine.

This release introduces a new Gem, separate from the reliable-msg project, for use in other Ruby applications.

More information here:

Latest News
TZInfo::Data v1.2014.2 Released
    Philip Ross - 2014-03-25 22:32
TZInfo v0.3.39 Released
    Philip Ross - 2014-03-09 20:23
TZInfo::Data v1.2014.1 Released
    Philip Ross - 2014-03-09 20:00
Automatic Ruby 14.2.0 has been released!
    id 774 - 2014-02-26 06:23
kramdown 1.3.2 released
    Thomas Leitner - 2014-02-16 08:35


Forums | Admin

Discussion Forums: uuid-generator-gem

Start New Thread Start New Thread


Topic Topic Starter Replies Last Post