Oracle and Dell Deliver World Record Dual-Node Result With SPECjAppServer2004 Benchmark

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oracle OpenWorld -- News Facts -- Today, Oracle announced a world record Dual-Node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark result for Oracle Fusion Middleware(1).

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Oracle OpenWorld — News Facts

— Today, Oracle announced a world record Dual-Node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark result for Oracle Fusion Middleware(1).

— Oracle WebLogic Server (http://www.oracle.com/appserver/index.html), a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware (http://www.oracle.com/products/middleware/index.html) — together with Oracle Database 11g (http://www.oracle.com/database/index.html) and Oracle Enterprise Linux (http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/index.html) running on Dell PowerEdge servers delivered record-breaking performance in this benchmark category.

— This benchmark result further demonstrates Oracle Fusion Middleware's leadership in Java application server performance.

— Today's announcement supports Oracle's strategy of delivering complete, integrated and end-to-end product suites on an open, standards-based middleware and database architecture. Oracle's approach helps customers to simplify computing environments, lower cost and risk, and provides greater choice and flexibility.

Benchmark Details

— Oracle WebLogic Server 10g Release 3 together with Oracle Database 11g achieved 4,794.33 SPECJAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (jAppServer Operations Per Second). Oracle WebLogic Server 10g Release 3 was running on two Dell PowerEdge 2950 III servers, each with 2 Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon X5470 3.33 GHz processors. The database server was running on a Dell PowerEdge R900 four-socket server based on the new Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor X7460 2.66 GHz with 6-cores and 16M L3 Cache. Both application server and database tiers were running Oracle Enterprise Linux (http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/index.html).

— For more than five years, Oracle has submitted record-setting application server benchmarks on a broad range of hardware and software platforms. Oracle is the performance and price/performance leader in multiple SPECjAppServer 2001(2) and SPECjAppServer2002(3) benchmark categories and also holds the world records for best performance and price/performance in the Ecperf(4) benchmark of J2EE application servers reported in July 2002(4).

— SPECjAppServer2004 is a multi-tier benchmark for measuring the performance of a representative J2EE application and each of the components that make up the application environment, including hardware, application server software, JVM software, database software, JDBC drivers and the system network. For more information, visit http://www.spec.org/jAppServer2004/.

Supporting Quote

— "With more than 77,000 customers, Oracle Fusion Middleware leads the industry in delivering the most complete, integrated and open middleware platform for developing mission critical Java-based applications" said Juan Loaiza, Oracle senior vice president, Systems Technology. "Oracle Fusion Middleware continues to deliver leading performance benchmark results; reaffirming it is the premier platform for SOA and enterprise Java systems."

Supporting Resources Oracle Benchmarks (http://www.oracle.com/solutions/performance_scalability/index.html) Oracle Fusion Middleware (http://www.oracle.com/products/middleware/index.html) Oracle Database 11g (http://www.oracle.com/database/index.html) Oracle Enterprise Linux (http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/index.html)

About Oracle Fusion Middleware

Oracle Fusion Middleware is a comprehensive, pre-integrated and hot-pluggable product line used by more than 77,000 customers worldwide in every industry. The comprehensive, standards-based family of middleware infrastructure products — ranging from the #1 Java application server to leading Enterprise 2.0 portals and content management products — provides companies and the public sector with the technology solutions they need when they need them. Oracle Fusion Middleware products are pre-integrated with one another and with Oracle Database and Applications products to enable a lower cost of ownership. Unique hot-pluggable capabilities allow customers to extend existing investments in heterogeneous IT environments. Oracle Fusion Middleware is supported by an ecosystem of more than 11,000 independent software vendors, value-added resellers and system integrators. For additional information visit: http://www.oracle.com/middleware.

About Oracle

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our Web site at http://www.oracle.com.

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SPEC, SPECjAppServer are registered trademarks of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. All results from http://www.spec.org as of 9/15/08.

(1) Oracle WebLogic Server on Dell PowerEdge 2950 III, 4,794.33 JOPS@Standard. (2) 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 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 Multiple Node category). Oracle9iAS Release 2 on HP ProLiant ML530G2 Cluster, 558.85 BBops/min@Std, $389.66/BBops (Best price performance SPECJAppServer2001 Multiple Node category). Source: http://www.spec.org. For more information regarding SPECJAppServer2001 results, please visit: http://www.spec.org/jAppServer2001/results/jAppServer2001.html. (3) 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). (4) 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://tinyurl.com/3ess26.


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