Definitions for "Globally unique identifier"
Keywords:  unique, byte, quintillion, guid, ipa
A unique number that identifies a servlet object and is used to request that Netscape Application Server runs that servlet.
A 16-byte value generated from the unique identifier on a adapter, the current date and time, and a sequence number. This is used to allow any party to create identifiers that will be guaranteed not to overlap with other similarly created identifiers.
An identifier of an entity, such as persistent document, that has been generated by an algorithm guaranteeing its global uniqueness.