Oracle Database Bests IBM DB2 by Delivering High-Performance and Scalability

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Oracle announced another world record today, this time for SAP Sales and Distribution Standard Application Benchmark result, outperforming IBM DB2’s best result.

Running the SAP SD R/3 Enterprise 4.7 workload, Oracle Database achieved the leading world record performance result of 21,000 SAP SD Benchmark Users, with an average dialog response time of 1.91 seconds, for a two-tier

configuration on a Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER 2500 server with 128 SPARC64 V processors. Oracle delivered nearly twice as much performance as the best result from IBM DB2, and nearly four times more performance than the best result from Microsoft SQL Server in a three-tier configuration.

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As Pythian’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul leads this center of excellence for expert, outsourced technical services for companies whose systems are directly tied to revenue growth and business success. His passion and foresight for using data and technology to drive business success has helped Pythian become a high-growth global company with over 400 employees and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Paul, who started his career as a data scientist, founded Pythian when he was 25 years old. In addition to driving the business, Paul is a vocal proponent of diversity in the workplace, human rights, and economic empowerment. He supports his commitment through Pythian’s hiring and retention practices, his role as board member for the Basic Income Canada Network, and as a supporter of women in technology.

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