Oracle Sets New World Record with SAP Business Information Warehouse Standard Application Two-Tier Benchmark on Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., 10-JAN-2006 Oracle today announced a world record SAP� Business Information Warehouse (SAP� BW) Standard Application Two-tier Benchmark result, surpassing IBM DB2’s best result and underscoring the superior query processing power of Oracle� Database 10g running a variety of enterprise applications.
Running the SAP BW 3.5 workload, Oracle Database 10g achieved the leading world record performance result of 182,340 QS/h (query navigation steps per hour) on a Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER 550 server with 8 SPARC64 V processors1 and the Sun Solaris 10 operating system. The scenario included a 16 GB main memory, which corresponds to 233,600,000 records in the fact table.
“This benchmark solidifies Oracle Database 10g’s leadership position for running a wide range of applications and meeting significant performance demands,” said Richard Sarwal, vice president of Server Performance, Oracle. “This is a major milestone in demonstrating our ability to deliver high-performance, data processing power beyond what our competitors offer customers.”
In addition to holding the performance world records for the SAP BW configuration, Oracle is the performance world record leader for the two-tier Sales and Distribution (SD) Standard Application Benchmark1, three-tier Assemble to Order (ATO) Standard Application Benchmark2, two-tier ATO Standard Application Benchmark3 and the SAP SD Parallel Standard Application Benchmark4. It is the preferred database for deployments of SAP solutions, and continues to innovate and maintain its leadership5. Today’s announcement is proof of Oracle’s commitment to providing customers with a fast, reliable and scalable technology infrastructure.
About SAP SD - Standard Application Benchmarks
SAP Standard Application Benchmarks were developed by SAP to provide comparative load analysis of SAP solutions. For more details see http://www.sap.com/benchmark.
About Oracle Database 10g
The only database designed for grid computing, Oracle Database 10g delivers superior performance, scalability, availability, security and ease of management on a low-cost grid of industry standard storage and servers. Oracle Database 10g is designed to be effectively deployed on everything from small blade servers to the biggest SMP servers and clusters of all sizes. It features automated management capabilities for easy, cost-effective operation. Oracle Database 10g’s unique ability to manage data from traditional business information to XML documents and spatial/location information makes it the ideal choice to power online transaction processing, decision support and content management applications.
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As of March 30, 2005:
1 Certification Number. 2005013
The SAP SD standard R/3 Enterprise 4.70 application benchmark performed on March 11, 2005 by Fujitsu in Tokyo, Japan was certified on March 24, 2005 with the following data: Number of benchmark users & comp.: 21,000 SD (Sales & Distribution) Average dialog response time: 1.91 seconds Throughput: Fully processed order line items/hour: 2,116,330 Dialog steps/hour: 6,349,000 SAPS: 105,820 Average DB request time (dia/upd): 0.026 sec / 0.021 sec CPU utilization of central server: 98% Operating System central server: Solaris 9 RDBMS: Oracle9i Database SAP R/3 Release: 4.70 Total database disk space: 452 GB Configuration: Central server: Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER 2500, 128-way SMP, SPARC64 V, 2080 MHz, 256 KB L1 cache, 4 MB L2 cache, 512 GB main memory.
2 Certification Number. 2002003
The SAP ATO (Assemble-to-order) standard 4.6 C application benchmark performed on December 12, 2001 by HP in Cupertino, USA, was certified on January 17, 2002 with the following data: Fully business processed Assembly Orders/hour (*): 144,090 CPU utilization database server: 83% CPU utilization application servers: 50% (dia/upd:50%,msg/enq:28%) Operating System all server: HP-UX 11i, RDBMS: Oracle9i Database R/3 Release: 4.6 C, Total disk space: 1,296 GB Configuration: 1 Database Server: HP 9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 64 processors SMP, PA-RISC 8700, 750 MHz, 2.25 MB L1 cache, 128 GB main memoryApplication Servers (Total: 79 Servers) 78 Dialog/Update Servers: HP RP7400, 8 processors SMP, PA-RISC 8600, 550 MHz, 1.5 L1 MB cache, 8 GB main memory 1 Msg/Enq/ATP Server: HP 9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 32 processors SMP, PA-RISC 8700, 750 MHz, 2.25 MB L1 cache, 64 GB main memory. (*) Assembly Order: Request to assemble pre-manufactured parts and assemblies to finished products according to an existing sales order.
3 Certification Number 2001018
The SAP ATO (Assemble-to-Order) standard 4.6 B application benchmark performed on May 10, 2001 by Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Paderborn, Germany, was certified on May 29, 2001, with the following data: Fully business processed Assembly Orders/hour(*): 34,260, CPU utilization central server: 89% Operating System: Solaris 8, RDBMS: Oracle 8.1.7, R/3 Release: 4.6 B, Total disk space: 2,548 GB Configuration: 1 Central Server: Fujitsu Siemens Primepower 2000, 128-processors SMP, Sparc64 560 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 128 GB main memory (*) Assembly Order: Request to assemble pre-manufactured parts and assemblies to finished products according to an existing sales order.
4 Certification Number. 2002031
The SAP SD Standard 4.6 C Application Benchmark performed on November 16, 2001 by HP in Nashua, NH, USA was certified on June 3, 2002 with the following data: Number of benchmark users, 12,000 SD Parallel Users, Fully Processed Order Line items / hour: 1,208,330, Dialog steps / hour: 3,625,000, 4 Database servers (4 active nodes):HP AlphaServer ES45 Model 2, 4-processors, Alpha EV6.8CB (21264C)1000 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 32 GB main memory each65 Application servers: 56 Dialog servers: HP AlphaServer ES45 Model 2, 4-processors, Alpha EV6.8CB (21264C) 1000 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 4 GB main memory, 8 Update servers: HP AlphaServer ES45 Model 2, 4-processors, Alpha EV6.8CB (21264C) 1000 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 4 GB main memory 1 Msg/Enq. server: HP AlphaServer ES45 Model 2, 4-processors, Alpha EV6.8CB (21264C) 1000 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 4 GB main memory. SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.6C on Oracle9i Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters.
Source for SAP Standard Application Benchmarks noted above: http://www.sap.com/benchmark
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