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Infosys Finacle Supports Over 1.9 Billion Customer Accounts on Oracle SuperCluster with Oracle Solaris 11

Parnian Taidi
Product Marketing Manager
Infosys announced on April 9, 2014 that its Finacle core banking
solution(1) running on an Oracle SuperCluster engineered
system(1) has set new global benchmarks for the number of
transactions processed across key banking functions. The
solution supported over 1.9 billion(2) bank accounts with
near linear scalability – a number higher than the current
population of China the most populous country in the
world(3)!


The tests were conducted across a mix of 12
business-critical online transactions and batch processes.
The Finacle solution(1) was tested on an Oracle
SuperCluster and Oracle SPARC T5 servers with Oracle
Solaris 11 to determine its performance and scalability
parameters.


The test also saw Finacle processing 726 million effective
transactions in four hours, or over 50,000 average
transactions per second, to manage workloads comprising of
multiple online transactions and customer touch points as
well as third-party systems. 
  • The Finacle core banking solution(1) processed
    interest accruals for over one billion term deposit
    accounts in less than 87 minutes, or an average of
    213,000 records per second.
  • The solution demonstrated its ability to manage
    large delivery channel workloads by processing 204
    million effective transactions in 35 minutes, or an
    average of 97,000 effective transactions per second.
  • Interest payments to over 79 million savings
    accounts were processed in 32 minutes, or an average
    of 41,000 transactions per second.
  • The test was simulated on the Finacle database of
    over 49 terabytes having over 205,000 branches and
    more than a million branch users.
  • Finacle’s latest performance levels(1) have shown an
    improvement of three to five times over its own
    earlier established
    benchmarks
    .

Infosys achieves Oracle SuperCluster
Optimized Status


Infosys Finacle(1) has earned the Oracle SuperCluster
Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN),
demonstrating that Finacle(1) has been tested and tuned on
Oracle SuperCluster to deliver speed, scalability, and
reliability to customers. Infosys is a Diamond level
member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

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More information about Infosys on Oracle
SuperCluster:

Infosys
Finacle Core Banking Solution on Oracle SuperCluster and
Oracle’s SPARC T-Series Servers

Notes:

(1) Infosys Ltd., conducted a performance benchmark
exercise of Finacle Core Banking Solution version
10.2.13 (herein referred to as ‘Finacle’) on Oracle
Solaris 11.1 operating system, Oracle T4/T5 servers
at the web, JEE and application layers. Further,
Oracle RAC database was deployed on Oracle
SuperCluster, WebLogic Server 10.3.6 was deployed on
JEE servers and Oracle Http Server 11.1.1.6 was
deployed on Web servers for online transaction
processing mix of 12 business critical transactions

(2) The benchmark was simulated on Finacle database
of size 49.84TB having 205,028 branches, 947,364,904
customers, total of 1,969,026,822 accounts,
17,825,570,000 transaction history and 1,037,904
branch user.

(3) China’s population figure as of 2012 from World
Bank website

(4)As per the recent CEB Towergroup report titled
Planning Your Cross-Channel Future published on Dec
2012, the total volume of transactions per year in
US is 73.9 billion or 205 million transactions per
day

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