Oracle and HP Set World Record TPC-C Benchmark Result; First to Top One Million Transactions Per Minute With Clustered Linux Servers

December 9, 2003

[From Oracle Corp]

World Record Result Demonstrates Low Cost, Scale-out Performance and Price/Performance Leadership with Oracle Database(r) 10g on a Cluster of HP Integrity Servers with Intel(r) Itanium(r) 2 Processors running Linux

REDWOOD SHORES and PALO ALTO Calif., Dec. 9, 2003 - (http://www.oracle.com/tellmemore/?2651475) Oracle (Nasdaq:ORCL) and HP (NYSE:HPQ) today set a new world-record Transaction Processing Council TPC-C benchmark of over one million transactions per minute on a cluster of Linux servers.

The result was achieved Oracle(r) Database 10g, HP Integrity servers with Intel(r) Itanium(r) 2 processors and Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3.0. The benchmark not only sets a new industry record, but also reflects the power of industry standard servers running the Linux operating system in "scale out" clustered server configuration.

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