IO: Loader Worker Failing With ORA-01722 Loading Data Into MSC_DEMANDS.FORECAST_MAD (Doc ID 2098716.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Optimization - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using Inventory Optimization / Planning engine
On VCP 12.1.3.5:
When attempting to run an IO plan,
the loader worker handing MSLD_DEMANDS.dat fails
and the following error occurs:

ERROR
-----------------------
Record 47914: Rejected - Error on table MSC.DEMANDS28079, column FORECAST_MAD.
ORA-01722: invalid number

-- Steps To Reproduce:

Customer states the issue can be reproduced at will at customer site with the following steps:
1. Confirm that all of the entries in the MSD_DP_SCN_ENTRIES_DENORM table have a
FORECAST_ERROR = 75 AND ERROR_TYPE='MAPE' where scenario_name like 'VIS FORECAST RETAIL'
2. Run the IO plan
3. Observe that the loader worker handing MSLD_DEMANDS.dat fails with the noted error.

Cause

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