Oracle Press Release

Oracle Delivers World Record Price/Performance Result with TPC-C Benchmark

Oracle® Database 11g Running on an HP ProLiant Server Demonstrates Exceptional Value

Redwood Shores, Calif. – August 17, 2010

News Facts

Today, Oracle® Database 11g Standard Edition One delivered a world record price/performance result with the TPC-C benchmark(1).
Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on an HP ProLiant ML350 G6 server with a single six-core Intel® Xeon® X5650 2.67 GHz processor with Oracle Enterprise Linux set a world record TPC-C price/performance result of $0.39/tpmC with a performance result of 290,040 tpmC.
Oracle continues to hold the TPC-C world records in both major categories – performance(2) and price/performance(1). In the TPC-C price/performance category, Oracle has delivered the top three results(1, 3, 4). These record results were achieved on Oracle Enterprise Linux and Windows.
Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One is an affordable, full-featured database for servers with up to two sockets. It provides enterprise-class performance and security, is simple to manage, can easily scale as demand increases, and is upwardly compatible with other Oracle Database editions.

Supporting Quote

"Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One continues to demonstrate exceptional performance and price/performance, as showcased in this benchmark result,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. "Along with its renowned performance and reliability, customers have the ability to easily upgrade as requirements grow, making Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One an ideal solution for many cost-conscious organizations."

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As of August 16, 2010. Source: Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC), www.tpc.org:
(1) HP ProLiant ML350 G6 server, 290,040 tpmC, $0.39/tpmC, 4.22 Watts/KtpmC, available 08/16/10.
(2) 12-Node SPARC Enterprise T5440 server cluster, 7,646,486 tpmC, $2.36/tpmC, available 3/19/10.
(3) Dell PowerEdge T710 server, 239,392 tpmC, $0.50/tpmC, available 11/18/09
(4) HP ProLiant ML350 G6 server, 232,002 tpmC, $0.54USD/tpmC, available 5/21/09.

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