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Can anyone tell me what type of Integer the LIST ID column is on a list?

We're using a list to store data records that we refresh the entire set every 12 hours. It's about 4500 rows so I will eat up 9000 IDs a day.

Want to make sure that column won't explode! :)

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According to MSDN SPListItem.ID is an 32 bit integer, which should be capable of holding values up to 2,147,483,647.

(2147483647 / 9000) * 1 day = 653.291 years
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Actually ID starts on 1 and not 0 so it might actually be 2147483646, unless it's actually saved as ID-1 and presented / referenced otherwise –  eirikb Sep 18 '12 at 20:44
    
Excellent! Thanks so much for finging that. I had looked, but couldn't put my finger on it! –  Paul Duer Sep 19 '12 at 11:58

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