SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

November 14, 2007 13:45 ET

Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST and Oracle® Database Achieve Record-Breaking Performance on Linux With TPC-C Benchmark

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 14, 2007) - Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation and Oracle today announced a TPC-C record performance benchmark result on Linux using Oracle(R) Database on a Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST(R) 580 server and the Linux operating system.(1) Fujitsu is exhibiting at this year's Oracle OpenWorld, November 12-15, 2007, in booth 1202.

Running on a Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 580 server with 32 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 1.6 GHz processors, Oracle Database on the Linux operating system achieved 2,196,268 tpmC (transactions per minute) with a price-performance ratio of $4.70/tpmC. This is the fastest TPC-C benchmark ever published on the Linux operating system.

"Deploying Oracle Database on Fujitsu Lintel-based platforms is a cost-effective way for our customers to achieve the highest levels of OLTP performance," said Juan Loaiza, senior vice president Systems Technology, Oracle. "This TPC-C record performance benchmark reflects our continued commitment to support our customers' most resource-intensive transaction processing applications."

"Designed with Fujitsu mainframe expertise, Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 580 servers running Linux deliver the highest reliability and performance in the industry and satisfy the requirements of the world's most demanding database systems and online transaction processing environments," said Richard McCormack, senior vice president of marketing for Fujitsu Computer Systems.

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The PRIMEQUEST 500 server series is the latest Fujitsu mainframe-class design to provide an optimum platform for hosting mission-critical Oracle database deployments demanding high performance and scalability.

About TPC-C

TPC-C is an OLTP (online transaction processing) benchmark developed by the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC). The TPC-C benchmark defines a rigorous standard for calculating performance and price/performance measured by transactions per minute (tpmC) and $/tpmC, respectively.

About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business enterprise. Through its TRIOLE(R) strategy, the company offers a complete line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions, high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems has established itself as a strategic solutions provider to the world's leading organizations by offering technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and reliability, as well as outstanding customer service. See for further information.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. See for further information.

About Oracle

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, visit our Web site at


Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo and PRIMEQUEST are registered trademarks or trademarks of Fujitsu Limited. Intel and Itanium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates.

The statements provided herein are for informational purposes only and may be amended or altered by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation without notice or liability. Product description data represents Fujitsu design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual results may vary based on a variety of factors. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

For more information on TPC-C benchmarks, please visit TPC is a registered trademark by the Transaction Processing Council.

As of October 30, 2007, Source: Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC)

(1) Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 580, 2,196,268 tpmC, $4.70/tpmC, available 4/30/08.

Contact Information

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    Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation
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