Oracle and HP Smash World Record for 10 TB TPC-H

October 8, 2004

[From Yahoo Finance]

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL - News) and HP (NYSE: HPQ - News; Nasdaq: HPQ - News) today announced a new world record TPC-H 10 terabyte (TB) data warehousing benchmark result for Oracle(R) Database 10g and Oracle Real Application Clusters running HP-UX 11i v2 on two HP Integrity Superdome servers. This highlights the scalability and cost leadership of Oracle Database 10g and HP Integrity Superdome servers by outperforming IBM DB2's best TPC-H 10 TB result using 20 percent fewer processors, while offering more than 33 percent better price/performance(1). Furthermore, the benchmark demonstrates the single processor performance superiority of the Integrity servers with the Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processor by outperforming the IBM Power processor by 73 percent(1).

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