Proposal To Change Poid_type From Strings To Numbers (Doc ID 1091291.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Goal is to change poid_type from strings to numbers to save about 30% of the entire size of BRM database.

At present, Poid Types are strings stored in many tables. There are in total 4000 different object types, which could be stored as a unique ID and the % of space which can be saved is even higher for big tables such as EVENT_T (27%), ITEM_T (41%), PURCHASED_PRODUCT_T (32%) etc

Expected result:
All object types should not be stored as strings but be referenced with number.

Actual result:
All object types are really long strings.


Solution

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms