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Oracle® Database 11g Delivers World Record Result on the SAP® Business Intelligence-Data Mart Standard Application Benchmark

Industry-Leading Performance on SAP BI-D Standard Application Benchmark Delivered by Oracle Database 11g Running on Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX600 S5 Server

Redwood Shores, Calif. – June 1, 2010

News Facts

Today, Oracle announced a world record result on the SAP® Business Intelligence-Data Mart (BI-D) standard application benchmark(1). This result surpasses the best IBM DB2 result on this benchmark with more than eight times the performance(2).
The system was comprised of a two-node Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX600 S5 server, equipped with Intel® Xeon® X7560 2.26 GHz processors. Oracle® Database 11g on Linux delivered a world-record result of more than 1.6 million query navigation steps per hour on the SAP BI-D standard application benchmark.
When measured from a one-node to a two-node configuration, as documented and certified by SAP AG, Oracle Database with Oracle Real Application Clusters showed 90 percent scalability by achieving 854,649(3) and 1,624,629 query navigation steps per hour, respectively, while delivering outstanding performance and high availability.
Additionally, the one-node and two-node results delivered more than four times the throughput per processor and a higher performance per core, respectively, than the highest IBM DB2 results on the SAP BI-D standard application benchmark.

Supporting Quote

"This benchmark result showcases the superior performance and scalability of Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Real Application Clusters,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. "Together, these products provide a strong software infrastructure to underpin a solid BI foundation from which organizations can transform information into action.”

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Results as of May 31, 2010. Source: SAP, www.sap.com/benchmark.
(1) The SAP Business Intelligence-Data Mart (BI-D) standard application benchmark performed on May, 6, 2010 by Fujitsu in Walldorf, Germany has been certified with the following data:
Throughput/hour (query navigation steps): 1,624,629
CPU utilization of central server: 94% (2 nodes active: 93% / 94%)
Operating system, central server: SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
RDBMS: Oracle Database 11g
Technology platform release: SAP NetWeaver® 7.0 technology platform (non-Unicode)
Configuration: 2 server (2 active nodes): Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX600 S5, 4 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor X7560, 2.26 GHz, 6.40GT/s Intel® QPI, 24 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory and Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX600 S5, 4 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor X7560, 2.26 GHz, 6.40GT/s Intel® QPI, 24 MB L3 cache per processor, 256 GB main memory.
Certification number: 2010024
(2) The SAP BI-D standard application benchmark performed on October 17, 2008 by IBM in Rochester, MN, USA was certified on October 31, 2008 with the following data:
Throughput/hour: 182,112 query navigation steps
CPU utilization of central system: 94%
Operating system, Central server: i 6.1
RDBMS: DB2 for i 6.1
Technology platform release: SAP NetWeaver 7.0 (2004s)
Configuration: Central server: IBM Power System 570, 4 processors / 8 cores / 16 threads, POWER6, 5 GHz, 128 KB L1 cache and 4 MB L2 cache per core, 32 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory.
Certification number: 2008063.
(3) The SAP BI-D standard application benchmark performed on March 7, 2010 by Fujitsu in Walldorf, Germany, has been certified with the following data:
Throughput/hour (query navigation steps): 854,649
CPU utilization of central server: 96% (1 node active: 96%)
Operating System, central server: SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
RDBMS: Oracle 11g
Technology platform release: SAP NetWeaver® 7.0 technology platform (non-Unicode)
Configuration: 1 server (1 active node):
Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX600 S5, 4 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads,
Intel Xeon Processor X7560, 2.26 GHz, 6.40GT/s Intel® QPI, 24 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory. Certification number: 2010011

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