Fujitsu's PRIMERGY RX900 S1 Sets World Record TPC Benchmark
Two of Fujitsu's servers rank in the top three for TPC-E performance, while also offering the best price/ performance ratio
Ranked as number one in the TCP-E Benchmark, the recently launched PRIMERGY RX900 S11 is a highly scalable 8-socket rack server. Companies can deploy centralized mission-critical workloads on the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 even for extreme performance requirements, as the rack server scales up on demand with no need to change or re-arrangement rack infrastructures. Without additional hardware requirements to run all eight CPUs, the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 provides the shortest route between processors, memory modules and I/O hubs, resulting in the best performance and connectivity speed.
At a lower price-point, as the best 4-socket system and ranked third overall in the TPC-E benchmark, the PRIMERGY RX600 S52 server is designed for customers in the upper-mid-market as well as large enterprises. With huge memory capacity, the four socket server is ideal for running a bank of virtual machines and for backend services such as databases and e-commerce systems, as well as resource-hungry ERP and CRM systems.
The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) defines transaction processing and database benchmarks to independently evaluate the power and performance of modern On-line Transaction Processing (OLTP) Systems.
Jens-Peter Seick, Senior Vice President Datacenter Systems at Fujitsu Technology Solutions says, «Customers are reducing operational costs by consolidating older dual- and quad-socket servers, and replacing UNIX servers in favor of industry-standard flexibility and price performance. For customers who are considering making a switch, the TCP-E Benchmark provides an independent source that shows Fujitsu's servers are not only delivering top performance, but also offer the best price/performance ratio.»
About the TCP Benchmark
TPC Benchmark(TM) E (TPC-E) is a new On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload developed by the TPC. The TPC-E benchmark simulates the OLTP workload of a brokerage firm. The focus of the benchmark is the central database that executes transactions related to the firm's customer accounts. Although the underlying business model of TPC-E is a brokerage firm, the database schema, data population, transactions, and implementation rules have been designed to be broadly representative of modern OLTP systems.
Notes to editors:
Competitive benchmark results stated above reflect results published as of September 24, 2010 at: http://www.tpc.org/tpce/results/tpce_perf_results.asp.
The TPC Benchmark(TM) is a trademark or registered trademark of the Transaction Processing Performance Council.
(1) The PRIMERGY RX900 S1 system using eight Intel® Xeon® X7560 Processors and a memory of 1 TB achieved a TPC-E result of 3800.00 tpsE and a price/performance score of 245.82 USD per tpsE. Availability date is October 1st, 2010.
(2) The PRIMERGY RX600 S5 system using four Intel® Xeon® X7560 Processors and a memory of 512 GB achieved a TPC-E result of 2046.96 tpsE and a price/performance score of USD 193.68 per tpsE. Availability date is September 1st, 2010.
Detailed information about the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 is available at: http://ts.fujitsu.com/products/standard_servers/rack/index.html
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