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  • Intel Xeon E5 (Sandy Bridge-EP) and SQL Server 2012 Benchmarks

    Intel officially announced the Xeon E5 2600 series processor based on Sandy Bridge-EP variant with upto 8 cores and 20MB LLC per socket. Only one TPC benchmark accompanied product launch, summary below. ProcessorsCores perFrequencyMemorySQLVendorTPC-E 2 x Xeon E5-269082.9GHz512GB (16x32GB)2012IBM1,863.23 2 x Xeon ...
    Posted to Joe Chang (Weblog) by jchang on March 7, 2012
  • TPC-H Benchmarks - Westmere-EX versus RISC

    There has been relatively litle activity in TPC Benchmarks recently with the exception of the raft of Dell TPC-H results with Exa Solutions. It could be that systems today are so powerful that few people feel the need for benchmarks. IBM published an 8-way Xeon E7 (Westmere-EX) TPC-E result of 4593 in August, slightly higher than the Fujitsu ...
    Posted to Joe Chang (Weblog) by jchang on October 10, 2011
  • IBM System x3850 X5 TPC-H Benchmark

    IBM just published a TPC-H SF 1000 result for their x3850 X5, 4-way Xeon 7560 system featuring a special MAX5 memory expansion board to support 1.5TB memory. In Dec 2010, IBM also published a TPC-H SF1000 for their Power 780 system, 8-way, quad-core, (4 logical processors per physical core). The figure table below shows TPC-H SF 1000 ...
    Posted to Joe Chang (Weblog) by jchang on March 4, 2011
  • Benchmark Update - Astounding Fujitsu RX900 8-way Xeon 7560 TPC-E Scaling

    Fujitsu just published an astounding TPC-E benchmark result of 3,800 tpsE for their 8-way Xeon 7560 system, the Primergy RX900 S1. Fujitsu had previously published a TPC-E result of 2046.96 for their 4-way Xeon 7560 system, the Primergy RX600 S5. The new results shows 85.6% scaling from 4-socket to 8-socket. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
    Posted to Joe Chang (Weblog) by jchang on September 28, 2010
  • Intel Xeon 5600 (Westmere-EP) and 7500 (Nehalem-EX) and AMD Magny-Cours

    Intel launched the Xeon 5600 series (Westmere-EP, 32nm) six-core processors on 16 March 2010 without any TPC benchmark results. In the performance world, no results almost always mean bad or not good results. Yet there is every reason to believe that the Xeon 5600 series with six-cores (X models only) will performance exactly as expected for a 50% ...
    Posted to Joe Chang (Weblog) by jchang on April 7, 2010
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