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Oracle Sets New World Record on the SAP(R) Two-Tier Sales and Distribution Standard Application Benchmark
Jul 23, 2008 (08:07 AM EDT)


REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

-- Continuing to demonstrate the superior performance and scalability leadership of Oracle(R) Database, Oracle today announced a world record result on the two-tier SAP(R) Sales and Distribution (SD) Standard Application Benchmark running the SAP ERP application Release 6.0.(1)

-- On a system configuration comprised of Sun(TM) SPARC(R) Enterprise M9000 server equipped with quad-core SPARC64(TM) VII 2.52 GHz 64 processors, 256 cores, 512 threads, and Sun StorageTek(TM) 6140 arrays, Oracle Database running on the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS), achieved 39,100 SAP SD Benchmark users.

-- With this result, Oracle holds the world records for both the two-tier SAP SD and SAP SD-Parallel(2) Standard Application Benchmarks.

-- The two-tier SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark measures the system performance to process dialog steps and order line item postings per hour for SAP solution-based transactions. A transaction consists of a full business process that captures activities from the full order processing cycle from order creation to delivery to invoicing.

Supporting Quote

"Oracle Database is the industry's leading database, offering customers the superior speed, availability and scalability they need to support their businesses," said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. "This world-record result further demonstrates that Oracle Database delivers unparalleled performance to support business-critical enterprise applications."

Supporting Resources

Releases

Oracle Achieves World Record Result on the SAP(R) SD-Parallel Standard Application Benchmark http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2008_mar/sap-sd-ibmp570.html

Oracle(R) Database with Oracle Real Application Clusters on IBM System p 570 with POWER6 Processors Achieves World Record Benchmark Results http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/sap-sd-parallel-ow.html

Oracle Sets New World Records for 4-Core and 8-Core Performance on Two-Tier SAP SD Benchmark http://tinyurl.com/6s7tcx

Oracle Sets New World Record on Two-Tier SAP SD Benchmark http://tinyurl.com/6pnx2q

Related Resources

Oracle Benchmarks http://www.oracle.com/solutions/performance_scalability/index.html Overview of Oracle Database http://www.oracle.com/database

About SAP Standard Application Benchmarks

SAP Standard Application Benchmarks were developed by SAP AG to provide comparative load analysis of SAP solutions. For more details see http://www.sap.com/benchmark .

About Oracle

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Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. As of July 14, 2008. Source: SAP, http://www.sap.com/benchmark

(1) The two-tier SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark performed on June 28, 2008 by Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu has been certified with the following data: 39,100 SAP SD Benchmark users, 1.94 seconds average dialog response time, 3,931,330 fully processed order line items per hour, 11,794,000 dialog steps per hour, 196,570 SAPS.

Server configuration: SPARC Enterprise Server M9000, 64 processors/256 cores/512 threads, SPARC 64 VII, 2.52 GHZ, 64 KB (D) + 64 KB (1) L1 cache per core, 6 MB L2 cache per processor, 1024 GB main memory, running Solaris 10, Oracle Database 10g and SAP ERP 6.0.

Certification Number 2008042.

(2) The SAP SD-Parallel Standard Application Benchmark performed on November 26, 2007 by IBM in Beaverton, OR, USA has been certified with the following data: 37,040 SAP SD-Parallel Benchmark users, 1.86 seconds average dialog response time, 3,749,000 fully processed order line items per hour, 11,247,000 dialog steps per hour, 187,450 SAPS.

Server configuration: IBM System p 570, 8 processors/16 cores/32 threads, POWER6, 4.7 GHz, 128 KB L1 cache and 4 MB L2 cache per core, 32 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GM main memory, running AIX 5L version 5.3, Oracle 10g Real Application Clusters and SAP ERP 6.0.

Certification Number 2008013.

CONTACT: Teri Whitaker of Oracle, +1-650-506-9914, teri.whitaker@oracle.com; or Kristin Reeves of Blanc and Otus,+1-415-856-5145, , for Oracle

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