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How To Generate Random Numbers in PL/SQL? (Doc ID 1028249.6)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 29-sep-2009

Purpose

How do you perform a random number generation?
How do you programmatically generate random numbers?

Scope

For everyone who needs to generate random numbers with PL/SQL and is seeking an alternative to the facilities  provided in the supplied DBMS_RANDOM package (See <>)

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