Sybase Sets Another Transaction Processing Record For Linux on IBM Power 550
DUBLIN, CALIF. — JULY 2008 — Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced that Sybase® Adaptive Server® Enterprise (ASE) on IBM Power Systems has set a new transaction processing performance record for 4-core systems for Linux by delivering 276,383 transactions per minute (tpmC) on the leading TPC-C benchmark(1).
“The TPC-C record further validates the reliability, high performance and cost-effectiveness that customers have come to expect from Sybase and IBM,” said Brian Vink, vice president, product marketing, Sybase. “ASE 15, which is designed to meet the increasing demands of large databases and extreme transaction volumes, combined with the POWER6 architecture demonstrates its effectiveness as a cost-efficient, premier transaction processing platform.”
This record for Sybase ASE 15 and the 4-core IBM POWER6 processor-based Power 550 marks the second record-setting configuration on Linux by Sybase and IBM(2). It also beats the previous Oracle 10g and 4-core IBM system performance record for Linux (3). Sybase ASE on Linux was the recipient of the latest Enterprise Open source Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Linux Database.” This was ASE’s third consecutive time receiving this prestigious award.
The benchmarked configuration is expected to be available December 16, 2008. For more information on ASE on IBM please visit www.sybase.com/ibm. For general information about ASE please visit www.sybase.com/ase.
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