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Migrate Microsoft sql server db to SQL Anywhere db, the unique Identifier are changed, how to stop this from happening?

When I migrate Microsoft sql server database to sql anywhere database, the values in column uniqueidentifier are changed, for example: the origianl value is: 89288984-4637-42a8-8999-fcb8334bda68, the ...
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Is it possible to detect that a database connection is to a copy rather than to the original database? [closed]

I have an application that needs to know if it is connected to the original database that it was installed with or if the connection is to a copy of that database. Is there any known method to know if ...
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MAC and IP address text-identicon as avatar

I would like to create something like identicons but not with images but with a unique word for each IP-Addresses and MAC-Addresses. create an easy to remember alias for a mac address, that is unique ...
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Clone CentOS 6.0 Unique identifiers

when cloning CentOS (minimal install + nginx, tomcat, postgres all not running) in a VMware virtual environment what unique identifiers are present on the cloned machine? The information I have found ...
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Is a hard drive's serial number globally unique?

On Linux I can use smartctl to get a hard drive's vendor, model, firmware revision and serial number: # smartctl -a /dev/sdb smartctl 5.40 2010-07-12 r3124 [x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu] (local build) ...
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What is the uSNCreated property in Active Directory? Is it unique?

I need a way to identify users that won't change if our e-mail or username naming conventions change; they have in the past. We use LDAP, but our international offices use Active Directory, so I'm a ...
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Need tool to change Hard Disk unique ID

There was a tool called PB Downforce that did something like this. It has been discontinued as it was buggy and stopped working for its purposes. So, is there any alternative? I have a licensed piece ...
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Changing an MSSQL clustered index field from containing “random” GUIDs to sequential GUIDs - how will it affect indexes

We have an MSSQL database in which all the primary keys are GUIDs (uniqueidentifiers). The GUIDs are produced on the client (in C#), and we are considering changing the client to generate sequential ...