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In the sequence editor, you can edit sequences (number generators).

Sequence: Properties


Description (Link to SQL Reference Manual)

Sequence Name

Sequence name (sequence_name)


Schema name (schema_name)

Start With

First value of the sequence

Increment By

Difference between two successive values of the sequence

A negative value generates a descending sequence.

Default value: 1

Minimum Value

Minimum value

Maximum Value

Maximum value

Values to Cache

Number of values of the sequence that the system stores in the sequence cache


Ascending sequences: after the system has reached the maximum value, it allocates the minimum value as next value.

Descending sequences: after the system has reached the minimum value, it allocates the maximum value as next value.

More Information

SQL Reference Manual, CREATE SEQUENCE Statement (create_sequence_statement)

SQL Tutorial, Number Generators for Tables