UUID : Java Glossary

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UUID
UUID (Universally Unique Identifier). It is not in will generate a 128-bit random number using SecureRandom. The intent is to create unique identifiers for things without having to have a central agent handing out numbers.

Learning More

RFC 4122 IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) standard for UUIDs (Universally Unique Identifiers).
Oracle’s Javadoc on UUID class : available:

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