Re: Oracle's RAT (Real Application Testing)
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 20:49:13 +0000
it's a big ticket item when compared with testing yourself (since you don't see the cost to the company). It's cheap when compared with a tool like load runner - and IMO a better idea for upgrades.
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 8:19 PM, <lyallbarbour_at_sanfranmail.com> wrote:
> So, we'll be moving to 11gR2 soon enough and at a local Oracle seminar a
> couple weeks ago, they had a white paper for upgrading to 11gR2. Typical
> plans, things like that. Oracle's RAT was talked about alot and i've been
> looking at it on Oracle.com and reading white papers about it and Tuning
> Advisors and such.
> Does anyone have some real life experience with RAT that they can share?
> I've never really looked at how expensive different things are from Oracle,
> but 12k USD per processor seems expensive enough where i'd need lots of good
> reasons for my boss to suggest RAT for our main OLTP database upgrade.
-- Niall Litchfield Oracle DBA http://www.orawin.info -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Tue Dec 15 2009 - 14:49:13 CST