REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) announced a new world record TPC-H 300 gigabyte (GB) benchmark for Oracle(R) Database 10g Release 2 and Oracle Real Application Clusters on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Oracle has surpassed the industry-leading benchmark result it set in September, raising the bar even higher for data warehousing performance. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020718/ORCLLOGO ) Running on an eight-node HP BladeSystem cluster of ProLiant BL25p server blades, equipped with AMD Opteron 2.6 GHz dual-core processors and Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.4, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 and Oracle Real Application Clusters achieved a new world record performance of 18,725.9 QphH@300GB and a price-performance ratio of $27.97 /QphH@300GB. "We are constantly striving to increase database performance and provide our customers with world-leading performance and reliability for their data warehouses," said Richard Sarwal, vice president of Server Performance, Oracle. "Benchmarks are one way with which to measure ourselves and this latest result demonstrates the power and value of Oracle on Linux." As the leading database for data warehousing, Oracle Database 10g provides a single, integrated database engine for reliable, scalable and high performance data warehouses. Since its release in January 2004, Oracle Database 10g has established an extensive track record of delivering world record performance, price-performance and scalability -- including world record performance at the largest TPC-H scale factors -- one, three and 10 terabytes. 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. About TPC-H TPC-H is a decision support benchmark consisting of a suite of business oriented ad-hoc queries and concurrent data modifications. The performance metric is called the TPC-H Composite Query-per-Hour Performance Metric (QphH@Size) and reflects multiple aspects of the capability of the system to process queries. More information is available at http://www.tpc.org . About Oracle Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, visit our Web site at http://www.oracle.com . Trademarks Oracle, JD Edwards, and PeopleSoft are registered trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. As of Nov. 11, 2005: Source: Transaction Processing Council (TPC), www.tpc.org HP BladeSystem ProLiant BL25p Cluster 8PDC, (8 Nodes/8 CPUs/16 Cores/16 Threads) 18,725.9 QphH@300GB, $27.97/QphH@300GB, available 11/11/05. For more information on TPC-H and TPC-C benchmarks, please visit www.tpc.org. TPC is a registered trademark by the Transaction Processing Council.
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