Monday, November 5, 2007

InfoQ interview on IBM SPECjAppServer leadership and benchmarking in general

InfoQ recently did an interview with myself and John Stecher who leads our JEE / SPECjAppServer performance work. The interview explains in further detail our work that led to the 37% leadership over both BEA and Oracle that I posted here:

Here is the interview:

Feel free to post follow-up questions here or on the InfoQ forums.

InfoQ is an excellent news site for tracking important news in enterprise computing.

SPEC is a non-profit organization that establishes, maintains and endorses standardized benchmarks to measure the performance of the newest generation of high-performance computers. Its membership comprises leading computer hardware and software vendors, universities, and research organizations worldwide. For complete details on benchmark results and the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation, please see Competitive claims reflect results published on as of October 03, 2007 when comparing SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard per CPU Core on all published results.