[development] Unique/Random IDs and drupal
kkaefer at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 21:11:46 UTC 2008
> Given that, I don't see much advantage for 99% of sites to using 64-
> bit unique
> IDs over 32-bit. It wouldn't break anything I suppose, but how many
> sites have the multiple millions of nodes required to run out of the
> space? I can't actually think of any.
32 bit allow for more than 4 billion unique IDs. If any site goes over
it, they can easily change their columns (or rethink their data model).
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