Oracle(r) Database 10g on Fujitsu(r) PRIMEPOWER(tm) 2500 Server Sets World Record For Very Large Data Warehousing Performance

October 21, 2003

[From Oracle Corp.]

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 20, 2003 - (http://www.oracle.com/tellmemore/?2490230) Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) today underscored why so many customers run the Oracle Database for their decision-support needs by announcing a world-record TPC-H 1000GB (one terabyte) benchmark result for Oracle(r) Database 10g.

Running on a Fujitsu(r) PRIMEPOWER(tm) 2500 server with 64 SPARC64 processors on the Solaris 9 operating system, Oracle Database 10g achieved a record-breaking 34,492.5 QphH@1000GB at a price performance of (EUR)156/QphH@1000GB. Oracle Database 10g outperformed the best TPC-H one terabyte results from IBM DB2 by 54 percent and delivered more than six times better performance than Microsoft SQL Server(1).

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