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Slow Performance For PCM_OP_REFUND In BRM 7.5 MPS1 (Doc ID 2165089.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2023

Applies to:

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


On : version, Subscription Management

In production environment, the execution of PCM_OP_REFUND takes a lot of time.

Most of the time (about 300 sec for single transaction) is spent by performing the following standard search in fm_pymt_pol_pre_collect.c policy:

In particular, the part in the "exists" condition is the issue. This is because the event_billing_charge_t in production environment is a partitioned table with over 200 millions of rows, which host over six years of data.
This part of the query searches only on the uncommitted (so, really recent) transactions. Customer wants to change the search by substituting the 0 value in the condition "where obj_id0 > 0" with a dynamically computed one, so that the search period is reduced to the last 5 days (and several millions rows less...).
For example: "where obj_id0 > 297712564429651968" (max poid value for 01/05/2016).

Question: Need to reduce the time taken in execution. Is the above solution feasible, or could it produce any issues with BRM refund logic or other processes?


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