Fusion Concepts: Optimistic Locking

The following is a guest post from William Rudge, an Applications Architect in the Fusion SCM Development team at Oracle. 

Have you wondered why you can save a record in Fusion Applications the second time after the first attempt to save gets the error "Record has been updated by another user"?

The short answer is that Fusion Applications uses optimistic locking. To understand this better, let's compare locking in EBS and Fusion Applications:

EBS's (more...)