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Surrogate Key limit reached but job didn't abort

In the job , we are using one column with data type as 16-bit integer(SMALLINT) and the data range has exceeded in this month when we started from 31161 + 3883 and job has created same key for multiple records instead of failing and its ran successful . Its may be tool issue. Raised the case#TS003863112.

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  • Jul 21 2020
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? As a customer this will benefit the people using the Surrogate Key limit reached
How should it work?

The job should fail when the limit is reached.

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification The job is running sucessfully on the PROD which should not be the case as the incorrect data is getting loaded.
Customer Name OPTUM
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    Guest commented
    7 Aug 01:05pm

    Hello Scott,

    We would need this fix as the data going out is wrongly loaded at the target.

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    Scott Brokaw commented
    7 Aug 12:50pm

    Thank you for this idea. We are reviewing the case with our team to better understand the requirement.

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