Yes, especially considering that SQL Server has had real application testing (by the name of "SQL trace replay" from the Profiler) included in the base product since SQL 7.0 was released almosts 10 years ago! And Oracle is acting like it's some revolutionary new idea that you should pay extra for. ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Robert Freeman That is a shame, isn't it.... -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Connor McDonald One initial area of disappointment in 11g is that pretty much every "significant" new feature is now an extra cost option.... Real Application Testing Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message or attachments hereto. Please advise immediately if you or your employer do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this message that do not relate to the official business of this company shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by it.