Oracle(r) Database 10g Sets World Record Performance for Linux on Non-Clustered Systems

April 9, 2004

[From Oracle Corp.]

Apr. 8, 2004 - (http://www.oracle.com/tellmemore/?3053606) Oracle Corp. today announced a world record TPC-C performance benchmark result for Oracle(r) Database 10g running with Linux-based SMPs.

Using NEC's Express5800/1320Xd with 32 Intel(r) Itanium(r) 2 processors at 1.5 GHz with 6 MB L3 cache running on Novell's SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9, Oracle Database 10g achieved 609,467 tpmC (transactions per minute) with a price-performance ratio of $6.78/tpmC. This is the best TPC-C 32-way result on Intel(r) processors. Today's announcement demonstrates Oracle's ability to support the scalability requirements of the most demanding enterprise applications.

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