01 February 2006

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Oracle Database 10g achieves record performance with NEC Itanium

Oracle announced a TPC-C record performance benchmark result for Oracle Database 10g on NEC hardware and the Red Hat Linux operating system. This latest benchmark signifies world-class achievement among eight-processor systems using Linux and the best performance on an Intel-based eight-processor server platform.
Running on NEC's Express5800/1160Xe Server, corresponding to "NX7700i/3040H-16" server in the Japanese market, with 8 Intel Itanium 2 1.6 GHz processors, Oracle Database 10g on Red Hat Enterprise Linux v4 operating system, achieved 254,471 tpmC (transactions per minute) with a price-performance ratio of $5.32/tpmC.
"This latest benchmark underscores the industry-leading performance that Oracle consistently delivers for high-end IT systems and the enterprise-proven capability of Linux," said Richard Sarwal, vice president of Server Performance, Oracle. "Customers can confidently rely on Oracle Database 10g to provide a strong return on investment with the best database available to execute their mission critical enterprise applications."
Oracle Database 10g provides a single, integrated database engine for cost-effective, scalable and high-performing online transaction processing (OLTP) and data warehousing implementations. Oracle's latest benchmark builds upon its extensive history of providing world-class performance, availability and security for today's intense OLTP environments.

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