PostgreSQL next value of the sequences?
RETURNING That’s possible with a single round-trip to the database: INSERT INTO tbl(filename) VALUES (‘my_filename’) RETURNING tbl_id; tbl_id would typically be a serial or IDENTITY (Postgres 10 or later) column. More in the manual. Explicitly fetch value If filename needs to include tbl_id (redundantly), you can still use a single query. Use lastval() or the … Read more