Why Does RWMS Skip Large Numbers for Some System Generated Sequences?
Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2015
Applies to:Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System - Version 12.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System (RWMS), there are some numbers generated using database sequences. For example:
APPT_NBR is generated using APPT_NBR_SEQ database sequence
RECEIPT_NBR is generated using RECEIPT_NBR_SEQ database sequence
Sometimes it is observed that the next generated number used in RWMS skips a large number. For example, the last APPT_NBR was 10012, and next APPT_NBR assigned by the system is 11001. Why has RWMS not generated next APPT_NBR as 10013? Why did it skip a large amount of available numbers and assign 11001 instead?
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