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Optimistic Lock Exception - PDC Webservice To Implement A Retry Logic (Doc ID 2484511.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Pricing Design Center - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Bill offer publication involves publishing changeset to PDC webservice with the payload like below:
Offer Definition
  Package reference
  Charge reference
  Discount reference
Package definition
Charge definition
Discount definition

Since the Bill catalog system does not identify the individual pricing elements being modified, the entire offer including Packages/Charges/Discounts are always republished. When the Charges/Discounts are part of two changeset published in parallel, PDC throws Optimistic Lock Exception. In order to avoid this systemically, requesting PDC webservice to implement a retry logic for configurable number of retries.
Below error is observed in PDC Admin server log:



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