A Cisco UCS C240 M3 rack server with two Intel Xeon E5-2690 2.9 GHz processors running Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition One on Oracle Linux with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 has achieved 1.6 million transactions per minute (tpmC) on the TPC-C benchmark, with a price/performance score of $US0.47/tpmC.
"This outstanding benchmark result is another proof point that Oracle Database 11g delivers the best performance and price-performance for the high-volume two-socket server market," said Juan Loaiza, Oracle's senior vice president for systems technology.
"It also demonstrates that Oracle on Intel beats IBM DB2 on Power7 both in performance and price-performance," he added.
Cisco was also happy with the result.
Satinder Sethi, Cisco's vice president of data centre solutions, said “This benchmark result is yet another proof point that Cisco UCS is an industry-leading platform for Oracle applications, offering breakthrough performance at lower cost."