ulid VS ksuid

Compare ulid vs ksuid and see what are their differences.


Universally Unique Lexicographically Sortable Identifier (ULID) in Python 3 (by ahawker)


K-Sortable Globally Unique IDs (by segmentio)
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ulid ksuid
3 21
335 3,519
- 2.2%
0.0 4.3
10 months ago about 1 month ago
Python Go
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ulid. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-12.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ksuid. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ulid and ksuid you can also consider the following projects:

pg-ulid - ULID Functions for PostgreSQL

nanoid - A tiny (130 bytes), secure, URL-friendly, unique string ID generator for JavaScript

UUID - A PHP library for generating universally unique identifiers (UUIDs).

python-ulid - ULID implementation for Python

uuid - Generate RFC-compliant UUIDs in JavaScript

Hasura - Blazing fast, instant realtime GraphQL APIs on your DB with fine grained access control, also trigger webhooks on database events.

python-ksuid - A pure-Python KSUID implementation

ulid-mssql - Implementation of ULID generator For Microsoft SQL Server

cuid - Collision-resistant ids optimized for horizontal scaling and performance.

sonyflake-rs - 🃏 A distributed unique ID generator inspired by Twitter's Snowflake.

FrameworkBenchmarks - Source for the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project

tbls - tbls is a CI-Friendly tool for document a database, written in Go.