Oracle Database 11g Delivers Highest Performance per Processor

Oracle has set a new record TPC-C benchmark for a two-socket system with Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on Oracle Enterprise Linux, demonstrating the superior enterprise-class performance, scalability and flexibility of Oracle Database for customers of all sizes.

The result was achieved with Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on an HP ProLiant with Intel Xeon quad-core processors. "Oracle Database continues to deliver world record benchmark results, showcasing its superior performance and scalability in demanding OLTP scenarios," said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle.

"Through achieving this TPC-C benchmark, the new HP ProLiant G6 servers combined with Oracle Database software can deliver unprecedented performance per processor and scalability to customers," said Loaiza.


Achieving 631,766 transactions per minute with a price/performance of $1.08/tpmC, Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running Oracle Enterprise Linux on an HP ProLiant DL370 G6 server equipped with two Intel Xeon x5570, quad-core, 2.93 GHz processors, delivered the fastest result for a two-socket system as well as the highest transaction-per-minute-per-processor of any TPC-C result ever published. The storage subsystem consisted of HP StorageWorks MSA2324fc and MSA70 enclosures. Learn more about TPC-C benchmarks at

As of March 30, 2009: Source: Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC),

1. HP ProLiant DL370 G6, 631,766 tmpC (315,883 tpmC per processor) $1.08/tpmC, 3/30/09.

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