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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Delivers World Record Single-Node Result with SPECjAppServer2004 Benchmark

Oracle® WebLogic Server on HP ProLiant DL980 G7 Server Delivers Winning Result

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO. – Sept. 19, 2010

News Facts

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, running Oracle Linux on a HP ProLiant DL980 G7 server, together with Oracle Database 11g, achieved a world record single-node result with the SPECjAppServer2004 industry standard benchmark(1).
This achievement adds to Oracle WebLogic Server’s current SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark records including world record results in multi-node(2) and dual-node(3) categories; the highest performance ever achieved running a clustered database(4); and the highest performance per core(5) of any result ever published.

Benchmark Details

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 achieved 20,092.36 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (jAppServer Operations Per Second). Oracle WebLogic Server was running on an HP ProLiant DL980 G7 server with eight, eight-core Intel® Xeon® X7560 2.26 GHz processors. Oracle Database 11g was running on an identical hardware configuration. Both the application server and database server were running Oracle Enterprise Linux.
HP ProLiant DL980 G7, featuring the HP PREMA Architecture delivers balanced scaling, self-healing resiliency and breakthrough efficiency needed to overcome the challenges of today's most demanding x86 compute environments.

Supporting Quotes

“This benchmark result illustrates the industry leading performance of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. “Oracle WebLogic Server continues to demonstrate why it is the best foundation for enterprise Java applications.”
“Organizations looking for superior performance and faster time to business value rely on HP,” said Lorraine Bartlett, vice president of WW Marketing, Strategy and Operations, Business Critical Systems, HP. “HP ProLiant DL980 G7 servers running Oracle Fusion and WebLogic software provide clients with industry-leading resiliency as well as the flexibility and scalability they need to grow their business.”

Supporting Resources

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SPEC, SPECjAppServer are registered trademarks of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. All results from www.spec.org as of September 19, 2010:
(1) Oracle Web Logic Server on an HP ProLiant ProLiant DL980 G7 server with eight, 8-Core Intel® Xeon® X7560 processor (2.26 GHz processors (64 cores)), 20,092.36 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@ Standard. (World Record SPECjAppServer2004 single node result)
(2) Oracle WebLogic Server 11g on five-node Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 cluster each with four 8-core UltraSPARC T2 Plus 1.6 GHz processors, 28,648.74 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@ Standard. (World Record SPECjAppServer2004 multi-node result)
(3) Oracle Web Logic Server running on two Cisco B230 M1 Blade Servers each with two, eight-core Intel Xeon X7560 2.26 GHz processors, 11,283.80 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (World Record Dual Node).
(4) Oracle WebLogic Server on HP ProLiant BL460c G6 server blades, 11,067.68 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (best clustered database result).
(5) Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 on Dell PowerEdge 610 with two-socket Intel® Xeon® x5570 quad-core 2.93 GHz processor, 3,975 SPECjAppServer2004JOPS@Standard (best JOPS per core @ 497 JOPS per core).
(6) Sun Microsystems SunFire V1280 with Oracle9i Application Server, 521.86Bops/min@Std, $1,133.64/BBops (Best performance SPECjAppServer 2001 Dual Node category). Oracle9i AS Release 2 Standard Edition on HP ProLiant DL360, 183.33 BBops/min@Std, $325.13/BBops (Best price performance SPECjAppServer2001 Dual Node category). Oracle9iAS Release 2 on HP rp8400 Cluster, 2,529.10 BBops, $1342.74/Bbops (Best performance SPECjAppServer2001 MultipleNode category). Oracle9iAS Release 2 on HP ProLiant ML530G2 Cluster, 558.85 BBops/min@Std, $389.66/BBops (Best price performance SPECjAppServer2001MultipleNode category). Source: http://www.spec.org. For more information regarding SPECjAppServer2001 results, please visit: http://www.spec.org/jAppServer2001/results/jAppServer2001.html.
(7) Fujitsu-Siemens Computers' PRIMEPOWER 450/2500, Oracle Application Server 10g: 5,991.73 TOPS@MultipleNode, 654.20 Euros TOPS@MultipleNode (Best Overall Performance Result, SPECjAppServer2002 benchmark).
(8) Sun Fire 3800 cluster with Oracle9i AS Release 2, 61,862.77 BBops/min@Std, $28/BBops (Best Overall Performance, ECperf benchmark). HP DL360G2 cluster with Oracle9i AS Release 2, 24,639.37 BBops/min@Std, $5/BBops (Best Overall price/performance, ECperf benchmark). For more information regarding ECperf benchmark results, please visit: http://web.archive.org/web/20050306014256/ecperf.theserverside.com/ecperf/index.jsp?page=results/performance.

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