Currently we are using Oracle Application Server 10g R2 for Forms and Reports and want to upgrade to Oracle 11g...
Fusion Middleware for Forms and Reports 11g. Do we need to buy any extra license or can we simply upgrade without any extra license cost as standard upgrade policy?
Presumably, the customer is using IAS EE, which includes Forms and Reports. IAS EE also includes a restricted use license of WebLogic Server Basic. Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g is Oracle’s first release featuring a fully integrated WebLogic Server solution, referred to as the “converged application server”. The upgrade path is from IAS EE 10g to Fusion Middleware 11g, of which WebLogic Suite is a component. From Miro’s prior research using the Oracle Technology Product Migration Listing dated 11/29/2009, it’s already been established that IAS EE migrates to WebLogic Suite. Further research confirms this is a list-to-list migration. (And, IAS EE is included in WebLogic Suite.)
Thus, the Client must upgrade to Fusion Middleware 11g, paying applicable fees.
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