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Here at last: That big data benchmark from TPC

After steady pre-release publicity, the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has released new Big Data and virtualisation benchmarks. The TPC is a non-profit corporation founded to define transaction processing and database benchmarks and to disseminate objective, verifiable TPC performance data to the industry. It …
Chris Mellor, 18 Dec 2015

If anyone’s going to benchmark the IoT, it’s us, says TPC

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has set up a working group looking at the Internet of Things, with the aim to possibly develop hardware and software benchmarks. The TPC is well-known for its server and storage benchmarks, and has committees looking at virtualisation, data integration and big data issues. …
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 2015

Can it be true? A BIG DATA benchmark? Yes, says TPC

Up until now there hasn't been an objective or standard way of comparing different suppliers' big data systems performance. The Transaction Processing Council (TPC) is remedying that with its TPCx-HS benchmark. The TPC provides objective, vendor-neutral benchmarks for things like virtual servers and transaction processing. …
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 2014
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TPC kicks out quick-and-dirty virty server test

For the past two and a half years, the members of the Transaction Processing Council consortium, which creates and audits transaction processing and data warehousing benchmarks for systems, has been working on a virtualization benchmark. The new test, called TPC-VMS, has finally made it out of committee and is ready for use. …
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New standard test of Big Data bang per system buck rolls out

There's a new big data benchmark in town: TPC-DS. The Transaction Processing Performance Council still doesn't know how to do its own abbreviation after 24 years of existence, but it does know a thing or two about getting IT hardware and software vendors together and hammering out benchmark tests and pricing metrics to help …

PCIe flash riddle of next-gen HP ProLiant record smasher

HP may have a PCIe flash-based gen-8 ProLiant coming that will be a TPC benchmark record-breaker. This tempting nugget of possible news comes from an HP blogger. Your humble El Reg hack was looking into flash usage by HP and came across this claim in an HP Connect blog entitled Gen8 Dynamic Workload Acceleration: Solid State …
Chris Mellor, 22 Mar 2012
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Oracle accused of stifling HP TPC benchmark

Oracle has been accused of stifling the publication of an HP/Oracle DBMS benchmark that indicates its own SPARC SuperCluster world-record benchmark system cost almost 60 per cent more per transaction than a similar test on an HP Proliant system. The record TPC-C benchmark result is held by a $30.53m, 108 processor, SPARC …
Chris Mellor, 11 Mar 2011

TPC starts designing server virt test

The server virtualization wave might have crested by the time the Transaction Processing Council and its vendor members get a virtualization benchmark into the field, but the TPC has to be given credit for coming up with a useful test to gauge how virtualized environments perform and scale and what kind of bang for the buck they …
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TPC adds power suckage to benchmarks

If server makers are already anxious about how big their iron is, they'll now also need to start worrying about how cool they are. The Transaction Processing Council is a consortium of server, operating system, and database software makers that steers the development, running, auditing, and reporting of a suite of online …

TPC slaps Oracle on benchmark claims

Oracle let its marketing mouth get ahead of its brain with the Exadata 2 cluster system. Today, the Transaction Processing Council, which administers the TPC family of transaction and data warehouse processing benchmarks, slapped Oracle with a fine and a muzzle order relating to claims it has been making in advertisements about …

TPC debuts brokerage benchmark

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has announced a new set of benchmarks to measure the speed of servers. The TPC has various tests for evaluating different servers and the software they run. TPC-E is the "much anticipated successor" to TPC-C which is used for comparing online transaction processing. The …
John Oates, 19 Mar 2007
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HP and Oracle hit IBM with four penny TPC-C stomp

HP and Oracle have fought back to unseat IBM as the TPC-C benchmark title holder. An Itanium-based Superdome system from HP running Oracle 10g has pushed aside IBM's previous DB2-running, Power5-based benchmark champ. The HP system notched a TPC-C score of 4,092,799, squeaking past IBM's score of 4,033,378. And HP achieved the …
Ashlee Vance, 3 Mar 2007

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