Oracle Database 11g sets record with TPC-C benchmark

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REDWOOD SHORES, USA: Oracle announced a new world record TPC-C benchmark for Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on Windows.


With this result, Oracle now holds the top three record benchmark positions in the Top Ten TPC-C price/performance category. This benchmark result further demonstrates Oracle's commitment to providing enterprise-class scalability, and performance at a low cost to customers of any size.

Achieving 97,083 transactions per minute with a price/performance of $.68/tpmC, Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on a Windows-based Dell PowerEdge 2900 server with one Intel Quad-Core Xeon 2.66 GHz processor, delivered the best price-per-transaction-per-minute ever achieved with the TPC-C benchmark. Oracle continues to lead in the TPC-C Price/Performance category with the top results on Windows and Linux.

"This benchmark result further demonstrates that Oracle can deliver unparalleled performance at an affordable price, regardless of a customer's choice of operating system," said Sushil Kumar, senior director, Database Availability, Manageability and Performance Product Management, Oracle. "Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One running on Dell's PowerEdge 2900 server provides customers with undeniable value by offering a scalable, high performing solution for Windows-based environments."

Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One is an affordable, full-featured database for servers with up to two sockets. It provides enterprise-class performance and security, is simple to manage, and is upwardly compatible -- allowing it to easily scale as a customers demand increases.