Oracle Press Release

Oracle Achieves World Record Result on SAP® for Utilities Standard Application Benchmark

Redwood Shores, Calif. – June 5, 2012

News Facts

Oracle today announced that Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Real Application Clusters set a new world record on the SAP® for Utilities standard application benchmark (1).
.This record-breaking result demonstrates Oracle’s continued commitment to helping its customers get the best performance and scalability from their SAP applications.

Benchmark Details

The SAP for Utilities standard application benchmark simulates typical processes in a utilities company. The throughput of the benchmark for SAP for Utilities solutions is measured in utilities reference customers (URCs) per hour. A URC is the specific representation of a typical customer of a utility company in the utilities data model. In terms of this data model, a URC consists of one business partner with one contract account and one contract.
Oracle Database 11g Release 2 with Oracle Real Application Clusters running on a 2-node Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S6 with Linux, each node with two Six-Core/12-Thread Intel® Xeon® processors X5690 3.46GHz processors and the SAP ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 5, delivered a record result of 590,035 URCs per hour - the highest score ever posted on the SAP for Utilities standard application benchmark.
When measured in a one-node and a two-node configuration, Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters demonstrated near perfect scalability of 1.98 by delivering 298,644 (2) and 590,035 URCs per hour respectively, while demonstrating outstanding performance and high availability.

Supporting Quote

"This benchmark further demonstrates the performance and scalability benefits of Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters running SAP applications,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. “Oracle continues to innovate to help meet customers’ business requirements, maximize resource utilization and reduce IT costs.”

Supporting Resources

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Results as of May 11, 2012. For more information visit: SAP, http://www.sap.com/benchmark
• The SAP for Utilities standard application benchmark performed on April 25, 2012 by Fujitsu and Oracle in Walldorf, Germany, has been certified with the following data: 2-node Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S6, each with two six-Core Intel Xeon X5690 processors, 3.46 GHz running Oracle Database 11g Release 2 with Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux achieved 590,035 utilities reference customers per hour. Certification number 2012024.
• The SAP for Utilities standard application benchmark performed on May 11, 2012 by Fujitsu and Oracle in Walldorf, Germany, has been certified with the following data: single-node Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S6, with two six-Core Intel Xeon X5690 processors, 3.46 GHz running Oracle Database 11g Release 2 with Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux achieved 298,644 utilities reference customers orders per hour. Certification number: 2012025.

Contact Info

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Oracle
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