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

June 29, 2004

[From Oracle Corp.]

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jun. 29, 2004 - (http://www.oracle.com/tellmemore/?3233246) Oracle today set a world record TPC-C performance benchmark result for Oracle(r) Database 10g running on Linux-based SMPs. Using NEC's Express5800/1320Xd server 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 683,575 tpmC (transactions per minute) with a price-performance ratio of $5.99/tpmC. This achievement further demonstrates the power of Oracle Database 10g and Linux to meet the scalability and high performance requirements of an enterprise environment.

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