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Compare Commercial License with Open Source License

SOS provides JobScheduler and the JobScheduler Add-on YADE with a dual licensing model. This means that our products are available with an Open Source License and a Commercial License for enterpise customers who require more advanced features. The comparison matrix helps you to understand the difference between the licenses.

 

Topics Users with Open Source License Commercial License Holders
Source Code  

Same as for commercial license holders.

JobScheduler and YADE are open source products, the source code is the same for the open source license and the commercial license.

Full Functionality

Same product functionality as for commercial license holders.

Not available: parallel processing with the JobScheduler Agent. With the open source license you can process one task at a time.

The same product functionality is available with Open Source Licenses and Commercial Licenses.

Customers with a commercial licence have the advantage that the JobScheduler Universal Agent allows an unlimited number of tasks to be run simultaneously.

Ongoing Support

Limited assistance is available from community resources.

Customers with a commercial license are supported directly by the SOS support team.

Customers get access to the SOS Ticket System for product support and other supplementary support they have booked.

Supplementary Support

Not available

Customers with commercial licenses can book supplementary Support Options, such as Service Request Support, Long Term Support and 24/7 Support.

Consulting  

Not available

Commercial service for requirements management and business-IT alignment. Elaboration and optimization for process-oriented workflows.

Training  

Not available

Commercial service for customers. Offered are different training topics, e.g. operations training, installation training, job management training and more.

Upgrade Service  

Not available

The SOS assists with upgrading JobScheduler and YADE to new versions.

Migration of Legacy Products  

Not available

SOS provides Migration Services based on customers' requirements. We have successfully completed migration projects from Cron®, Control-M® and Tivoli® Workload Scheduler, CA Unicenter TNG® etc. to JobScheduler.

Migration Services include the analysis, planning and conversion of jobs and job dependencies.

Feature Development  

Not available

Commercial service for customers that require additional features for JobScheduler or YADE.

JobScheduler Master  

Available

The Master processes jobs, job chains and orders and takes care of schedules for an accurate timing of job starts.

JOC Cockpit  

Available

The JOC Cockpit provides automatically updated near real-time information that can be accessed from a web browser.

JobScheduler Universal Agent  

The open source license allows the execution of one task at a time. With the above exception the functionality is the same as for commercial license holders.

Customers with a commercial licence have the advantage that the JobScheduler Universal Agent allows an unlimited number of tasks to be run simultaneously.

The Universal Agent requires zero configuration. All configuration items are managed by the JobScheduler Master.

Platform Coverage

Same as for commercial license holders.

JobScheduler Master is available for Windows and Linux.

The JobScheduler Universal Agent is platform independent and can be operated on any platform that provides a Java Virtual Machine.

Central Operation

Same as for commercial license holders.

Jobs can be configured centrally on a JobScheduler Master for execution with Agents. Each Master instance is managed by an individual or by a common JOC Cockpit instance.

Agents are controlled by a single or by a number of JobScheduler Master instances.

Job Execution

Same as for commercial license holders.

Run jobs directly with JobScheduler Master and with Agents.

Agentless Scheduling

Same as for commercial license holders.

Perform Agentless Scheduling with SSH.

License Modes

Restricted mode: uses the default freeware license, which is included with every download of the Universal Agent. In restricted mode the Agent will only run one task at a time.

Unlimited mode: requires that users have purchased a Commercial License. Commercial licenses allow an unlimited number of tasks to be run simultaneously.

Trial license keys for the JobScheduler Universal Agent can be obtained by mailing to: sales@sos-berlin.com