News & Events

Oracle announced the new SPARC T7 processor. We already benchmarked the T7-4 server. It’s really a workhorse for Oracle workloads.
Pure Storage offers the new //m series of flash arrays. They include deduplication, compression & encryption for Oracle DB's without additional license cost. We benchmarked the //m70 together with HP Proliant DL580 and got interesting performance numbers.
Presentation at DOAG Exaday in Frankfurt: “Is there any alternative to Exadata X5?”
Presentation at Swiss Oracle User Group Annual Meeting in Baden about new Exadata X5 database machine.
New Benchmark results available for POWER8 server together with IBM Flash Storage. These new technologies may have tremendous impact to Oracle license and support costs on IBM platforms.

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Benchware provides a unique benchmark methodology in order to identify key performance metrics of Oracle platforms. These metrics will be used for benchmarking Oracle platforms for optimal price-performance ratio, taking into consideration Oracle license costs.

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Benchware certifies the performance of Oracle platforms to ensure, that all performance requirements by applications can be satisfied. This certification can be used for service level agreements between IT operations and the business user.

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Based on a root cause analysis, we propose a catalog of measures with their potential impact on performance, time and cost to implement, but also the risk and possible side effects.

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Benchware follows a structured approach in order to design and implement large Oracle systems with a high demand on performance, security, stability and availability.

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