HP and Oracle Set Transaction Processing World Record - Break 800K Barrier

July 30, 2003

[From Hewlett-Packard Company]

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq:ORCL) today announced the world-record benchmark result of 824,164 transactions per minute (tpmC) on the Transaction Processing Council's TPC-C benchmark(1) achieved by the first ever system, clustered or non-clustered, to eclipse the 800K tpmC barrier.

An HP Integrity Superdome server with 64 Intel. Itanium. 2 processors 6M running the 64-bit HP-UX 11i v2 operating system, HP StorageWorks Virtual Array 7110 and Oracle Database technology outperformed all competitive offerings for transaction processing, while also delivering a top 10 TPC-C single-system price to performance ratio for high-end system of $8.28/tpmC.(1)

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