Oracle Application Suite

You would think a tool called Oracle Application Suite would be focused on some type of database work. Specifically it sounds like it does something with the Oracle Database. However I just read an article that tells how this tool can be used for testing.

The Oracle Application Suite is actually a part of Oracle Enterprise Manager. Now I have heard of this product. However I have seen DBAs use this to manage Oracle databases. But I digress. Let's get back to how Oracle Application Suite can be used to test.

There are three things that Oracle Application Suite does to assist testing. It helps load testing by simulating a lot of users logging on to the database. It also performs functional testing by automating test scripts. Finally it helps with all kinds of chores related to web application testing.

Now like most Oracle tools, I hope this one is free. If so I plan on checking it out. On a final note, I understand this tool integrates with other products. I guess I will have to play with it to find out how that works.