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benchmark

(bench′mark″)
1. A criterion of quality or service in health care, usually expressed as a measurable standard.
2. A reference standard or basis for comparison that serves as a definition of a norm.

benchmark

a point of reference about which comparisons can be made.
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1 spot for the two-processor TPC-C benchmark,(5) marking the first time that a two-processor system has exceeded 100,000 tpmC transactions.
In the SAP Standard Application SD Benchmark, it achieved 1,120 two-tier SAP SD Benchmark users for an 8-way server (4)
In the synthetic framework of the SPC-1 benchmark, one SPC-1 BSU corresponds to a community of users who collectively generate up to 50 I/Os per second.
Simply stated, a company wants to use the benchmark to influence asset manager behavior.
Using the right benchmark might have saved the client from this unpleasant experience by keeping her satisfied with her more stable fund.
Another way to benchmark output is to track the number of incoming leads or the number of people reached.
We congratulate EZchip on completing the LinleyBench benchmark, including the most difficult options," said Linley Gwennap, principal analyst of The Linley Group.
This article is the second in an ongoing series exploring the evolution of performance analysis and benchmarking in the enterprise storage industry as well as the launch of the first industry standard benchmark for storage.
MPC8349E Reaches Volume Production; EEMBC Benchmark Results Underscore Strengths for Residential/Office Gateway, Other Applications
has announced that its new Xtensa LX configurable processor core has received the highest certified out-of-the-box score ever recorded for any 32-bit or 64-bit processor core tested against the Consumer benchmark suite of the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC).