Oracle(R) Database 11g Sets New World Record TPC-H One Terabyte Non-Clustered Benchmark Result on Sun SPARC Enterprise Server

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –

— Today, Oracle announced a world record non-clustered TPC-H One Terabyte (TB) benchmark result for Oracle(R) Database 11g running on a Sun SPARC(R) Enterprise Server(1). This benchmark represents the fastest TPC-H One TB performance result for a non-clustered configuration, outperforming the best Microsoft result in this category at a lower price/performance cost(2).

— Running on a Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 Server with 32 dual-core SPARC64 VI 2.4 GHz processors using the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS), Oracle Database 11g achieved a world record non-clustered performance of 118,573.3 QphH1000GB with a price of $24.12/QphH@1000GB. In this benchmark result, Oracle delivered 69 percent more performance at 16 percent less price/performance cost than the best Microsoft TPC-H One TB result.

— TPC-H is a decision support benchmark consisting of a suite of business-oriented ad-hoc queries and concurrent data modifications. The performance metric is called the TPC-H Composite Query-per-Hour Performance Metric (QphH@Size) and reflects multiple aspects of the capability of the system to process queries. More information is available at http://www.tpc.org.

Supporting Quotes

— "Oracle Database 11g continues to prove its leadership in data warehousing by delivering record-breaking performance results," said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. "We are committed to providing customers with a high performance, scalable foundation for their data warehousing requirements — these benchmark results demonstrate that Oracle Database 11g delivers on that commitment."

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About Oracle Database 11g

Oracle Database is the only database designed for grid computing. With more than 400 new features, 36,000 person-months of development, and 15 million test hours, Oracle Database 11g is making the management of enterprise information easier than ever, enabling customers to know more about their business and innovate more quickly. Oracle Database 11g delivers superior performance, scalability, availability, security and ease of management on a low-cost grid of industry standard storage and servers.

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Source: Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) http://www.tpc.org

As of July 28, 2008: (1) Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 Server , Oracle Database 11g, 118,573.3 QphH1000GB@$24.12/QphH@1000GB, available 09/10/08. (world record non-clustered performance TPC-H 1 TB result) (2) HP Integrity Superdome Server, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 69,999 QphH@1000GB, $28.69/QphH@1000GB, available 6/18/07. (Best Microsoft SQL Server TPC-H 1 TB result)


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