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Marc Clifton17-Oct-19 5:10
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Sander Rossel wrote:
My guess is that my old ID is a primary key in a SQL database


I think you give them too much credit. More likely, it's a non-index field splattered across hundreds of tables in a completely denormalized way, without any naming consistency and certainly no foreign key references or integrity checks.

Or even better, it's all stored as ISAM data with a COBOL back end processing CSV formatted records.

This is based on my experience (no, not 30 years ago, but ONE year ago) on how the insurance industry and related industries, like risk rating systems, work. It's funny (actually not) looking at the REST API's that thinly wrap what is obviously callbacks into the archaic COBOL record management system.

Thank god I'm not working in that industry anymore. Never again!

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