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Oracle Achieves World Record Result with SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Running on Cisco Unified Computing Systems Delivers Highest Performance Per Core; Beats IBM WebSphere

Redwood Shores, Calif. – March 16, 2011

News Facts

Today, Oracle announced that Oracle® WebLogic Server 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, together with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Linux running on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B440 M1 Blade Servers achieved a world record result SPECjEnterprise2010 industry standard benchmark(1).

Oracle® WebLogic Server 11g together with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 outperforms the best IBM WebSphere result with IBM DB2 9.7 on this benchmark, using the same number of cores. (2)

This result demonstrates outstanding performance and scalability of Oracle® WebLogic Server by achieving the highest EjOPS per core of any SPECjEnterprise2010 result to date.

Benchmark Details

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 achieved 17,301.86 SPECjEnterprise2010 EjOPS. Oracle WebLogic Server was running on two Cisco Unified Computing System B440 M1 Blade Servers, each with four, eight-core Intel Xeon x7560 2.26 GHz processors. Both Application Server and Database Server were running Oracle Linux.

SPECjEnterprise2010 is a Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)-based industry standard benchmark, which tests an end-to-end technology infrastructure that includes server hardware, Java Virtual Machine (JVM), database, operating system, storage and network subsystems.

For the past decade, Oracle has consistently submitted record-setting Java application server benchmarks on a broad range of hardware and software platforms (3,4). For current leading results, visit:

Supporting Quote

“This world record benchmark provides a clear comparison between Oracle and IBM," said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Systems Technology, Oracle.  "Oracle software running on Cisco UCS Blade and Rack Servers using Intel Xeon processors easily outperformed IBM's software stack running on Power7 servers.”