Oracle Database 10g Sets New Record

June 9, 2006

[From Oracle Corp.]

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., 08-JUN-2006 Today Oracle announced a new world record TPC-H Three Terabyte (TB) benchmark for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 with Oracle Real Application Clusters running on an HP ProLiant BL25p server blade cluster. With this achievement, Oracle continues its leadership position in this benchmark category, further surpassing IBM DB2. This latest TPC-H Three Terabyte result not only demonstrates the high-performance grid capabilities of Oracle Database 10g for large data warehouses, but also sets up a new milestone as the fastest TPC-H clustered benchmark ever published.

With a server configuration made up of a 64-Node HP ProLiant BL25p cluster, each with one Dual-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Model 280 processor and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Oracle Database 10g with Oracle Real Application Clusters achieved a record-breaking performance of 110,576.5 QphH@3000GB with a price-performance ratio of $37.80/QphH@3000GB.

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