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Discussion on: Why You Shouldn't Use OFFSET and LIMIT For Your Pagination

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Ivo Pereira Author

Hi @mateusz ,

I would see that in the same category as the caveat I've described in the post. Having an auto-incremented ID as a key would provide you a much more efficient solution that trying to wrap the strategy around a UUID.

It would be possible to use a workaround solution using a created_at in combination with a UUID, but I would highly advise against that, as for the performance hit you will be having, you would be much better sorting by ID.