Some numbers from this total leadership publish:
- The result of 14004 JOPS represents roughly 75,000 transactions per second against the DB2 database. Simply impressive.
- The closest competitor in total throughput was Oracle at 10519. The IBM result tops that Oracle result by 33%. The IBM result tops the highest Sun result (8439) by 66%. The IBM result tops the highest BEA result (8253) by 70%.
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 www.spec.org. Competitive claims reflect results published on www.spec.org as of February 18, 2008 when comparing SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS on all published results as well as derived metrics calculated by SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS / Number of Application Server Processor Cores.