Sun SPARC Enterprise M8000 Server Sets new SAP-SD World Record

BENCHMARK SUMMARY

(As of Tuesday, 17 April 2007)

Oracle's 16-way Sun SPARC Enterprise M8000 server (16 processors, 32 cores, 64 threads) with 2.4GHz SPARC64 VI processors achieved 7,300 users on the two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) Standard Application Benchmark SAP ERP 2005 application benchmark. This is a world record for systems with 16 or fewer processors as of 04/16/07, beating the 16-way IBM p-570 (16 processors, 16 cores, 32 threads) by 32 percent and the 16-way HP Integrity Superdome (16 processors, 32 cores, 64 threads) by 30 percent.

BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

The SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark is a two-tier ERP business test that represents full business workloads of order processing and invoice processing, while demonstrating the ability to run both the application and database software on a single system. The SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark represents the critical tasks performed in real-world ERP business environments.

BENCHMARK OUTCOME

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Source: SAP, www.sap.com/benchmark. SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard SAP ERP 2004/2005 application benchmark: Sun SPARC Enterprise M8000 server (16-way, 16 processors, 32 cores, 64 threads) 7,300 users, 16 2.40GHz SPARC64 VI, 256GB, Oracle Database 10g, Oracle Solaris 10, Cert. 2007026, Oracle’s Sun Fire E6900 server (24-way, 24 processors, 48 cores, 48 threads) 6,160 users, 24 1950MHz UltraSPARC IV+, 96GB, Oracle Database 10g, Oracle Solaris 10, Cert 2007023. HP Integrity Superdome-16 (16-way, 16 processors, 32 cores, 64 threads), 5,600 users, 16 1.6GHz Dual-Core Intel Itanium 2 9050, 256GB, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003 Data center Edition, Cert. 2006090; IBM p5 570 (16-way, 16 processors, 16 cores, 32 threads), 5,520 users, 16 2.2GHz POWER5+, 128 GB, DB2 UDB 8.2.2, AIX 5.3, Cert. 2006044; IBM p5 595 (64-way, 64 processors, 64 cores, 128 threads), 23,456 users, 64 2.3GHz POWER5+, 512GB, DB2 9, AIX 5.3, Cert. 2006045.

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