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Oracle Delivers World Record Multi-Node Result with SPECjAppServer2004 Benchmark

Oracle® Fusion Middleware on HP Integrity Server Blades Demonstrates Superior Performance and Scalability
Redwood Shores, CA – June 24, 2009
News Facts
Today, Oracle announced world record multi-node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark results for Oracle® Fusion Middleware.(1)
The combination of Oracle WebLogic Server, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, together with Oracle Database 11g on mission-critical HP Integrity server blades running HP-UX 11i v3 delivered the record-breaking results, further demonstrating Oracle Fusion Middleware’s leadership in Java application server performance and scalability.
With this result, Oracle surpasses the best IBM WebSphere multi-node result with IBM DB2 by delivering more than 18 percent greater performance per core. (2)
Benchmark Details
Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R 3 together with Oracle Database 11g achieved 28,463 SPECjAppServer2004 [email protected] (jAppServer Operations Per Second). Oracle WebLogic Server was running on 17 HP Integrity BL870c server blades, each with four Intel® Itanium® processor 9100 series (1.6 GHz). The database server was running on an HP Integrity Superdome server with 64 Intel® Itanium® processor 9100 series (1.6 GHz) and HP StorageWorks 8100 Enterprise Virtual Arrays. Both application server and database tiers were running HP-UX 11i v3. The HP Integrity BL870c blades running HP-UX 11i v3, used with Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database 11g, provide organizations with a robust and reliable platform for mission-critical applications and is ideal for high-performance and technical computing requirements.
For over five years, Oracle has submitted record-setting application server benchmarks on a broad range of hardware and software platforms. Oracle is the performance and price/performance leader in multiple SPECjAppServer 2001(3) and SPECjAppServer2002(4) benchmark categories and also holds the world records for best performance and price/performance in the Ecperf (5) benchmark of J2EE application servers reported in July 2002.
SPECjAppServer2004 is a multi-tier benchmark for measuring the performance of a representative J2EE application and each of the components that make up the application environment, including hardware, application server software, JVM software, database software, JDBC drivers and the system network. For more information, visit
Supporting Quote
“This world record benchmark result showcases the industry leadership of Oracle Fusion Middleware and its standards-based, hot-pluggable architecture,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. “With the unmatched scalability and performance of Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle continues to provide the most comprehensive middleware solution for our customers.”
Supporting Resources
Oracle Benchmarks
Oracle Fusion Middleware
Oracle WebLogic Server
Oracle Database 11g
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SPEC, SPECjAppServer are registered trademarks of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. All results from as of 6/18/2009:
1) Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R 3 on HP. 17 HP Integrity BL870c server blades, each with four dual-core Intel® Itanium® 1.6 GHz processors, (136 cores), 28,463 [email protected] (209 JOPS per core).
2) WebSphere Application Server V7 on 16 IBM xSeries BladeCenter HS21, each with Quad Core Intel Xeon X5470 3.3 GHz processors, (128 cores), 22,634.13 [email protected] (177 JOPS per core).
3) Sun Microsystems SunFire V1280 with Oracle9i Application Server, 521.86Bops/[email protected], $1,133.64/BBops (Best performance SPECjAppServer 2001 Dual Node category). Oracle9i AS Release 2 Standard Edition on HP ProLiant DL360, 183.33 BBops/[email protected], $325.13/BBops (Best price performance SPECjAppServer2001 Dual Node category). Oracle9iAS Release 2 on HP rp8400 Cluster, 2,529.10 BBops, $1342.74/Bbops (Best performance SPECjAppServer2001 MultipleNode category). Oracle9iAS Release 2 on HP ProLiant ML530G2 Cluster, 558.85 BBops/[email protected], $389.66/BBops (Best price performance SPECjAppServer2001MultipleNode category). Source: For more information regarding SPECjAppServer2001 results, please visit:
4) Fujitsu-Siemens Computers’ PRIMEPOWER 450/2500, Oracle Application Server 10g: 5,991.73 [email protected], 654.20 Euros [email protected] (Best Overall Performance Result, SPECjAppServer2002 benchmark).
5) Sun Fire 3800 cluster with Oracle9i AS Release 2, 61,862.77 BBops/[email protected], $28/BBops (Best Overall Performance, ECperf benchmark). HP DL360G2 cluster with Oracle9i AS Release 2, 24,639.37 BBops/[email protected], $5/BBops (Best Overall price/performance, ECperf benchmark). For more information regarding ECperf benchmark results, please visit:

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