I have seen many places the ask for License cost for Oracle Application Testing Suite . Many people dig thru entire google but unable to get clear crisp answer .
here we will discuss clearly on OATS License Cost .
First we will understand first point is , OATS is free to learn for Individual but for corporate its Licensed.
Oracle Charges tool module vise and user vise ie Names User Plus Licensing Model (Per user)
Oracle Test Manager for Web Applications
Oracle Test Manager for Web Applications licensing is based on the Oracle Named User Plus (NUP) licensing model. One NUP license seat of Oracle Test Manager is required for each user of the product.
Oracle Functional Testing for Web Applications
As with Oracle Test Manager, Oracle Functional Testing for Web Applications licensing is also based on the Oracle Named User Plus (NUP) licensing model. One NUP license seat of Oracle Functional Testing is required for each user of the product.
Oracle Load Testing for Web Applications
The following licensed components are required for Oracle Load Testing for Web Applications:
Load Testing for Web Applications
This component simulates the virtual users that generate a load against the application under test. Licensing for this component is based on the Oracle NUP licensing model. Each emulated human user or non-human operated device is considered a virtual user and is counted to determine the number of required NUP licenses. A minimum of 200 NUP licenses (200 virtual users) is required for the Oracle Load Testing for Web Applications component.
Load Testing for Web Applications Controller
This component enables you to configure load test scenarios and server monitors, then view results. Licensing for this component is based on the Oracle Processor licensing model. A minimum of 1 Processor license for the Load Testing for Web Applications Controller is required for each deployment.
Reference Pricing Chart in USD($)
Load Testing Developer Edition : limited to 20 Vusers load test, can be used to license more OpenScript Named User
Load Testing Controller: mandatory to run a load test. By CPU (Core factor on Intel 0.5). Need at least 2 CPU
Load Testing : Number of VUSers in peak you want to simulate in a load test for a web application
Load Testing Accelerator for Web Services : allow you to create and run load test scripts on web services
Applications Load Testing Accelerators : same for Siebel, EBS, Forms, ADF, JDE. Need to license the number of VU in peak
Load Testing Accelerator for Oracle Database: allow you to create and run load test scripts on Oracle DB.
Functional Testing: allow you to create, use and run functional tests for Web applications
Functional Testing Accelerator for Web Services : same for WS
Applications Functional Testing Accelerators: same for Oracle Apps et tech (SBL, EBS, Forms and so on
Test Manager: by Named User. All users accessing Test Manager need to be licensed.
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