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Account Structure and Billing Performance (Doc ID 1634024.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.1.0.0 to 7.5.0.0.0 [Release 7.3.1 to 7.5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Septemeber-2015***

Goal

While implementing BRM, following account structures were considered :

Approach 1:
=========

Account A1 with account level balance group BG1
|          with default bill unit
|
|________Service S1
| |
| |____MCF Product
| |____Non Currency resource product
| |____Optional purchase products
| |____Rating Products
|
|_________Service S2
| |
| |____MCF Product
| |____Non Currency resource product
| |____Optional purchase products
| |____Rating Products
|
| ...........
|_________Service S1000
| |
| |____MCF Product
| |____Non Currency resource product
| |____Optional purchase products
| |____Rating Products

Note :
No service level balance group. All transaction will be done on account level balance group.

Approach 2:
=============

Account A1 (parent) with balance group BGP, default Bill Unit BU1
|
|_________ Account B1 (child) with account level balance group BG1,default Bill Unit BU1
| |
| |_________Service S1
| | |
| | |____MCF Product
| | |____Non Currency resource product
| | |____Optional purchase products
| | |____Rating Products
| |
| |_________Service S2
| | .....
| |_________Service S1000
|
|
|_________ Account B2 (child) with account level balance group BG2,default Bill Unit BU1
| |
| |_________Service S1
| | |
| | |____MCF Product
| | |____Non Currency resource product
| | |____Optional purchase products
| | |____Rating Products
| |
| |_________Service S2
| | .....
| |_________Service S1000
....
....
|_________ Account B1000 (child) with account level balance group BG1000,default Bill Unit BU1
| |
| |_________Service S1
| | |
| | |____MCF Product
| | |____Non Currency resource product
| | |____Optional purchase products
| | |____Rating Products
| |
| |_________Service S2
| | .....
| |_________Service S1000

Note : There is parent_account / child_account level balance group for all transactions. Parent account will be paying account and child account will be non paying accounts.

Question :

The question is whether these approaches are going to have adverse impact in Billing performance.

Solution

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