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Rails 5.1+ UUID As Primary Key


Handy guide for setting up UUID's as your primary key in Rails 5.1+.

Rails 5.1 + Using a UUID as a primary key in ActiveRecord with PostgreSQL

For PostgreSQL >= 9.4, ActiveRecord will now use pgcrypto’s gen_random_uuid function whereas previously uuid-ossp’s uuid_generate_v4 function was used.