June 29, 2004

Oracle(R) Database 10g Sets Performance World Record for Linux on Non-Clustered Systems

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oracle (Nasdaq:
ORCL) today set a world record TPC-C performance benchmark result for
Oracle(R) Database 10g running on Linux-based SMPs. Using NEC's
Express5800/1320Xd server with 32 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors at 1.5 GHz
with 6 MB L3 cache running on Novell's SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9, Oracle
Database 10g achieved 683,575 tpmC (transactions per minute) with a price-
performance ratio of $5.99/tpmC. This achievement further demonstrates the
power of Oracle Database 10g and Linux to meet the scalability and high
performance requirements of an enterprise environment.

Link: PR Newswire

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