Oracle Database Bests IBM DB2 by Delivering High-Performance and Scalability

Apr 29, 2005 / By Paul Vallee

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Oracle announced another world record today, this time for SAP Sales and Distribution Standard Application Benchmark result, outperforming IBM DB2’s best result.

Running the SAP SD R/3 Enterprise 4.7 workload, Oracle Database achieved the leading world record performance result of 21,000 SAP SD Benchmark Users, with an average dialog response time of 1.91 seconds, for a two-tier

configuration on a Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER 2500 server with 128 SPARC64 V processors. Oracle delivered nearly twice as much performance as the best result from IBM DB2, and nearly four times more performance than the best result from Microsoft SQL Server in a three-tier configuration.

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