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TPC

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TPC Benchmark, TPC-C, tpmC and $/tpmC are trademarks of the Transaction Processing Performance Council.
Observations on adaptive techniques: dynamic techniques that adapt to the workload are likely to be far more effective for the production workloads than for TPC-C.
Though the TPC-C [TPC 1997a] and TPC-D [TPC 1997b] benchmarks have clearly been studied extensively and optimized by both database and system vendors, published studies of their I/O behavior are limited to analysis of query plans [Hsu et al.
In comparison to TPC-C, a TPC-E configuration requires less than one-third as many disks.
Performance of over 492,000 transactions per minute on the TPC-C Benchmark demonstrates the scalability of our combined solution for large-scale transaction-processing applications.
The performance benchmark of over 492,307 transactions per minute on the TPC-C benchmark is the current high watermark in the string of number one scores for IBM's Enterprise X-Architecture servers," said Leo Suarez, vice president, IBM xSeries servers.
The 16-way Unisys ES7000 Aries 420 Enterprise Server used for the TPC-C benchmark recorded 309,036.
With today's result, HP now holds the top three TPC-C performance results, including the top UNIX, Linux and Windows(R) results.
The TPC-C benchmark is the computer industry's most widely consulted measure of server performance and price/performance.
An HP Integrity Superdome server with 64 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors 6M running the 64-bit HP-UX 11i v2 operating system, HP StorageWorks Virtual Array 7110 and Oracle Database technology outperformed all competitive offerings for transaction processing, while also delivering a top 10 TPC-C single-system price to performance ratio of $8.