SPARC M5-32 Server Sets World Record for Two-Tier SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark with SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0

BENCHMARK SUMMARY

(As of Tuesday, 26 March 2013)

Oracle’s SPARC M5-32 server produced a world record result of 85,050 SAP users on the two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) Standard Application Benchmark using SAP Enhancement Package (EHP) 5 for SAP ERP 6.0, surpassing the IBM Power 780 12-chip server SAP SD two-tier EHP5 for SAP ERP6 results. (1,2)

BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

The SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark is a two-tier ERP business test that is indicative of full business workloads of complete order processing and invoice processing, and demonstrates 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

System Chips
Cores
Threads
OS Database SAP ERP/ECC Release Users SAPs Certification #
SPARC M5-32 server
M5 @3.6GHz
4 TB
32 chips
192 cores
1536 threads
Oracle Solaris 11
Oracle Database 11g
EHP5
for SAP
ERP 6.0
85,050 472,600 2013009
IBM Power 780
POWER7+ @3.72GHz
1536 GB
12 chips
96 cores
384 threads
AIX 7.1
DB2 10
EHP5
for SAP
ERP 6.0
57,024 311,720 2012033
IBM Power 760
POWER7+ @3.41GHz
1024 GB
8 chips
48 cores
192 threads
AIX 7.1
DB2 10
EHP5
for SAP
ERP 6.0
25,488 139,220 2013004

The SPARC M5-32 server with 32 processors, 192 cores, and 1536 threads achieved 85,050 SAP users for the two-tier SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark using SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0 running on Oracle Solaris 11 and Oracle Database 11g.(1)

The SPARC M5-32 server supports 3.3 times more SAP users than the IBM Power 760 8-chip running SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0 (3), and 1.5 times more SAP users than IBM Power 780 12-chip running SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP 6.0. (2)

The SPARC M5-32 server delivers the most SAP users for SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0. (1,2,3)

 

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(1) The SAP Two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard SAP ERP 6.0 2005/EP5 application benchmarks on March 26, 2013, by Oracle, has been certified with the following data: 85,050 SAP Two-Tier SD Users, 472,600SAPs for SAP Two-Tier SD. SPARC M5-32 (32 processors, 192 cores, 1536 threads, M5, 3.6 GHz), 4 TB main memory, Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Database 11g Release 2, and SAP enhancement package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0. Certification Number: 2013009

(2) The SAP Two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard SAP ERP 6.0 2005/EP5 application benchmarks on October 3, 2012, by IBM in Beaverton, OR, USA, has been certified with the following data: 57,024 SAP Two-Tier SD Users, 311,720 SAPs for SAP Two-Tier SD. Server configuration: IBM Power System 780 (12 processors, 96 cores, 384 threads, Power7+, 3.72 GHz), 1536 GB main memory, AIX 7.1, DB2 10, and SAP enhancement package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0. Certification Number: 2012033

(3) The SAP Two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard SAP ERP 6.0 2005/EP5 application benchmarks on February 5, 2013, by IBM in Beaverton, OR, USA, has been certified with the following data: 25,488 SAP Two-Tier SD Users, 139,220 SAPs for SAP Two-Tier SD. Server configuration: IBM Power System 760 (8 processors, 48 cores, 192 threads, Power7+, 3.41 GHz), 1 TB main memory, AIX 7.1, DB2 10, and SAP enhancement package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0. Certification Number: 2013004

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