HP cracks million mark in server test

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HP cracks million mark in server test

Using Intel’s processors, Oracle’s database and a whopping 1 teraByte of memory, Hewlett-Packard has become the first company to build a server that exceeds 1 million transactions per minute on a widely watched server speed test. “The system, an $8.4 million HP Integrity Superdome with 64 1.5GHz Itanium 2 processors running HP’s version of Unix, achieved a score of 1,008,000 transactions per minute on the TPC-C test. HP had the previous top score for the test, 824,000, using a similar system but with half as much memory and a somewhat smaller storage system.”

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