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#108 in Windows APIs
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KSUID stands for K-Sortable Unique IDentifier, a globally unique identifier used by Segment.
KSUIDs incorporate a timestamp with 1-second resolution, allowing them to be (roughly) sorted chronologically, as well as a 128-bit random payload in the style of UUIDv4. They can be serialized using a Base62 encoding for compatibility with environments which only support alphanumeric data. The lexicographic ordering of both the binary and string representations preserves the chronological ordering of the embedded timestamp.
See the canonical implementation for more information.
The author of this package is not affiliated with Segment.
This repository contains two separate crates, a library (
generating, parsing and serializing KSUIDs and a simple CLI
ksuid-cli) which exposes a subset of this functionality for
The library includes some benchmarks to compare its performance against
the canonical implementation. However, the benchmarks use rust's
test crate, so they are hidden behind a feature flag. Execute
cargo bench --features bench with a nightly version of the compiler to
run the benchmarks.