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Compare Commercial License with Open Source License

SOS provides JS7 JobScheduler and the YADE Add-on with a dual licensing model. This means that the products are available with an Open Source License (GPLv3)  and a Commercial License for enterprise customers. The comparison matrix helps you to understand the difference between licenses.


Topics Users with Open Source License Commercial License Holders
Source Code  

Same as for Commercial License. The one exception being that source code for the JS7 high availability cluster is not open source.

JS7 JobScheduler and YADE are open source products, the source code is the same for the Open Source License and the Commercial License.

Full Functionality

Full product functionality as for the Commercial License. Any number of JS7 Agents with unlimited parallel tasks can be operated with the Open Source License.

Not available: high availability of the JS7 products when used with the Open Source License.

The same functional features are available with the Open Source License and the Commercial License.

Customers with a Commercial License have the advantage that the JS7 products can use the operational feature of clustering for high availability.

Ongoing Support

Assistance is available from public community resources.

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

Customers have access to the SOS Ticket System for product support and other supplementary support options 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.


Not available

Professional services for requirements management and business-IT alignment. Elaboration and optimization for process-oriented workflows.


Not available

Professional service for customers. Includes Operations Training, Installation Training, Job Management Training and more.

Upgrade Service  

Not available

The SOS assists with upgrading JS7 JobScheduler and YADE to newer releases.

Migration of Legacy Products  

Not available

SOS provides Migration Services based on customers' requirements. We have successfully completed migration projects from Cron®, Control-M®, Automic®, Tivoli® Workload Scheduler, CA Unicenter AutoSys® etc. to JS7 JobScheduler.

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

Feature Development  

Not available

Professional service for customers who require additional features for JS7 JobScheduler or YADE.

JS7 Controller  

Same as for Commercial License.

The JS7 Controller orchestrates an unlimited number of Agents.

JS7 JOC Cockpit  

Same as for Commercial License.

The JS7 JOC Cockpit is used for inventory management, monitoring and control. It provides near real-time information that can be accessed from a web browser.

JS7  Agent  

Same as for Commercial License.

The JS7 Agent requires zero configuration. All configuration items are managed by the JS7 JOC Cockpit.

Platform Coverage

Same as for Commercial License.

JS7 JOC Cockpit and Controller are available for Containers, Windows® and Linux®.

The JS7 Agent is platform independent and can be operated on any platform that provides a Java Virtual Machine.

Central / Decentral Operation

Same as for Commercial License.

Jobs and workflows can be configured centrally for execution with JS7 Agents. In addition, the JS7 Controller can be operated for multi-client capability orchestrating dedicated Agents per client. This offers decentral job management by separate teams.

Job Execution

Same as for Commercial License.

Run jobs directly with JS7 Agents.

Agentless Scheduling

Same as for Commercial License.

Perform Agentless Scheduling with SSH.

License Agreement

GPLv3 (General Public Licence)

Commercial License Agreement

Trial license keys for JS7 high availability can be obtained by mail to: