Oracle® WebLogic Server Surpasses Best IBM WebSphere Result
Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Calif – October 12, 2009
Today, Oracle announced that Oracle® WebLogic Server, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, together with Oracle Database 11g running on an HP ProLiant DL785 G6 server, achieved a world record single-node result with the SPECjAppServer2004 industry standard benchmark(1).
This result surpasses the best IBM WebSphere SPECjAppServer2004 single node result by nearly seven times(2).
Oracle WebLogic Server with Oracle Database 11g achieved 9,455.17 SPECjAppServer2004 [email protected]ard (jAppServer Operations Per Second). The Java Application Server was running on a HP ProLiant DL785 G6 with a Six-Core AMD Opteron™ 8439 SE 2.8 GHz processor and used HP StorageWorks 70 Modular Storage Arrays for external storage and HP ProCurve networking switches for connectivity. Oracle Database 11g was running on an identical hardware configuration. Both the application server and database machines were running the Linux operating system.
With this achievement, Oracle WebLogic Server now holds world record results in multi-node (3), dual-node (4), and single-node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmarks, in addition to delivering the highest performance per core (5) of any result ever published.
For more than 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(6) and SPECjAppServer2002(7) benchmark categories and also holds the world records for best performance and price/performance in the Ecperf(8) 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 http://www.spec.org/jAppServer2004/.
“Oracle Fusion Middleware provides a family of complete, integrated, hot pluggable and best-of-breed products known for enabling enterprise customers to create and run agile and intelligent business applications,” said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle. “Oracle WebLogic Server’s on-going, record-setting Java application server performance demonstrates why so many customers rely on Oracle Fusion Middleware as their foundation for innovation.”
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SPEC, SPECjAppServer are registered trademarks of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. All results from www.spec.org as of October 11, 2009:
(1) Oracle Web Logic Server on HP ProLiant DL785 G6 with a Six-Core AMD Opteron 8439 SE 2.8 GHz processor , 9,455.17 SPECjAppServer2004 [email protected] Standard. (world record SPECjAppServer2004 single node result)
(2) IBM WebSphere 6.1 Application Server on IBM System p570 with 2 processors, 4 cores, IBM POWER6 4.7 GHz, 1,197.51 SPECjAppServer2004 [email protected] (best IBM WebSphere SPECjAppServer2004 single node result).
(3) 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] (World Record Multi Node)
(4) Oracle WebLogic Server Standard Edition Release 10.3 on Dell PowerEdge R610, 7,311.50 [email protected] (World Record Dual Node),
(5) Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 on Dell PowerEdge 610 with two-socket Intel® Xeon® x5570 quad-core 2.93 GHz processor, 3,975 [email protected] (best JOPS per core @ 497 JOPS per core).
(6) 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: http://www.spec.org. For more information regarding SPECjAppServer2001 results, please visit: http://www.spec.org/jAppServer2001/results/jAppServer2001.html.
(7) 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).
(8) 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: http://web.archive.org/web/20050306014256/ecperf.theserverside.com/ecperf/index.jsp?page=results/performance.