Unique identification for data items in Python

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I am new to software development and am using Python to retrieve a few data items from a DB using APIs. Is there a way to uniquely identify each data item retrieved, like how a relation is identified using the primary key in a relational table?
Apr 17, 2018 in Python by spiderbean
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Try the UUID module of Python.

For example, if you wish to create a unique alphanumeric identifier at random:

uuid.uuid4()

Many other functions are available under this module, all of which are detailed here in the docs for this module:

https://docs.python.org/3.6/library/uuid.html

answered Apr 17, 2018 by Nietzsche's daemon
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