July 16, 2004
DB2 Stinger shatters Database performance record
Anonymous Reader writes "DB2 Stinger has once again shattered TPC-C performance records. Running on a 16-way IBM eServer p5 570, DB2 achieved 809,144 tpmC surpassing Oracle and Microsoft results on systems with up to 4 times more CPU's. In fact, this result confirms DB2 as the fastest transaction processing database by delivering the highest per/CPU performance ever recorded by any database on any size system. Here are the results that have made DB2 Stinger the World's Fastest OLTP Database. The beta DB2 Stinger for Linux download can be found here."