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SQL Server 101 – Get the identity of inserted row

If you are looking at a way to find the identity of the inserted row in SQL Server , you can use the SCOPE_IDENTITY().

How to get the identity of the inserted row in SQL Server ?

SCOPE_IDENTITY, IDENT_CURRENT, and @@IDENTITY are similar functions because they return values that are inserted into identity columns.

The difference is that SCOPE_IDENTITY() returns the last identity value generated for any table in the current scope.

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