Database servers get a new yardstick

March 19, 2007

[From CNET News.com]

The Transaction Processing Performance Council has approved the new standard, called TPC-E, which is designed to be easier and less expensive to run and to be more representative of what databases are used for these days. The first results of the test should begin arriving this summer once auditors are trained to make sure computer makers know and adhere to test guidelines.

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