August 27, 2014 Michael Sansoterra
Note: The code accompanying this article is available for download here.
Normally, modesty would forbid me from saying this, but I love Four Hundred Guru. I was looking for a way to create a globally unique identifier (GUID) also known as a universally unique identifier (UUID) so that I could write some DB2 code compatible with SQL Server. Unfortunately DB2 doesn’t have a GUID/UUID function so I had to search the web to find an alternative. What did I stumble upon? A good ol’ FHG article showing how to create a GUID/UUID in RPG that could easily be