This topic does not apply to Oracle Cloud at Customer.
For subscription and license prices, see https://cloud.oracle.com/java/pricing.
You can obtain subscriptions to Oracle SOA Cloud Service in several different ways.
Free Promotion subscription
You can sign up for a 30–day Oracle Cloud promotion and receive free credits. This promotion applies to eligible Oracle Infrastructure as a Service (Oracle IaaS) and Platform as a Service (Oracle PaaS) services.
See Requesting and Managing Free Oracle Cloud Promotions in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud.
Universal Credits subscription
In the Universal Credits subscription model, you commit to pay a certain amount up-front annually, based on a monthly cost estimate.
Non-metered subscription (no longer available)
A non-metered subscription has a fixed monthly charge.
See Buying a Nonmetered Subscription to an Oracle Cloud Service in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud.
A non-metered subscription designed for government customers. You buy resources for each service separately and access only those services you’ve purchased. Supports the Bring Your Own License type
See Billing Models Offered in Infrastructure and Platform Services (IaaS/PaaS) Billing Guide.
Traditional metered subscription
In a metered subscription, you are only charged for the resources you use per month.
See Buying a Traditional Metered Subscription to an Oracle Cloud Service in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud.
Leveraging On-Premises Licenses
You may also be able to activate the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) version of Oracle SOA Cloud Service and be charged the BYOL rate for the activated Oracle SOA Cloud Service provided that you have sufficient supported on-premises licenses as required and specified in the Service Description for Oracle PaaS.
For the processor conversion ratios and license requirements, see Oracle PaaS and IaaS Universal Credits - Service Descriptions at http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/contracts/cloud-services/index.html.
You can verify that an instance is being charged the BYOL rate by checking its status on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance Overview page. Click the turner icon next to the instance name, if it is being charged the BYOL rate the Bring Your Own License field appears with the True check mark icon next to it.