First, A World Record in Web Workloads - SPECweb
has obtained a world record SPECweb2005 performance result of 100,209
SPECweb2005 on the Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 server, using a Sun
Storage F5100 flash array, running Solaris 10, Sun Web Server 7.0
update 5, and Java HotSpot™ Server VM.
Enterprise T5440 server delivers 21% greater SPECweb2005 performance
than the HP DL370 G6 with 3.2GHz Xeon W5580 processors, 40% greater
SPECweb2005 performance than the HP DL 585 G5 with four 3.114 GHz
Opteron 8393 SE processors, and 2x the SPECweb2005 performance of the
HP DL 580 G5 with four 2.66GHz Xeon X7460 processors. There are no IBM
POWER6 results on the SPECweb2005 benchmark.
For more details, please see the disclosure here on SPEC.org.
Second, A World Record In Transaction Processing Workloads - TPC-C.
Oracle Corporation announced
last month a world record TPC-C benchmark result for Oracle® Database
11g running on Sun SPARC® servers with CMT technology and the Sun
Solaris Operating System. It's a little known fact that the benchmark
actually used Sun Web Server 7 for connection multiplexing as it runs
TUXEDO (transaction processing monitor) NSAPI plugin. The system under test
comprised of - Oracle Database 11g with Oracle Real Application
Clusters and Oracle Partitioning and Tuxedo CFS-R and Sun Web Server
7.0 with Tuxedo plugin running on Solaris 10 10/09 - and achieved a
record-breaking 7.7 million tpmC at $2.34/tpmC.
For more details, please see full disclosure here on TPC.org.