This text describes how to detect overlapping scheduler job executions, and presents a solution to prevent the problem on a cluster scope, and lower. The solution is valid for WebSphere Commerce 7.
The WebSphere Commerce job scheduler is a background service which executes commands at scheduled intervals. A common job configuration problem is that sometimes the job executions of the same command overlap. This usually results in problems such as deadlocks/timeouts, optimistic concurrency... [More]