SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

April 19, 2012 08:00 ET

Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Beats IBM on SPC-2 Benchmark Performance Results

Demonstrates Superior Large-Scale Sequential Workload Processing for Business-Critical Applications

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle today announced the Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance beat IBM's highest current SPC-2 Result, based on SPC-2 throughput performance(1).
  • Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance delivered 10,703.69 SPC-2 MBPS™ and SPC-2 Price-Performance of $35.24(2).
  • Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance's SPC-2 MBPS performance was:
    • 43 percent higher throughput than the IBM XIV at 7,467.99 SPC-2 MBPS(3).
    • 242 percent higher throughput than the IBM V7000 at 3,132.87 SPC-2 MBPS(4).
    • 10 percent higher throughput than the IBM DS8800 at 9,705.74 SPC-2 MBPS(1).
  • The Sun ZFS Storage Appliance's SPC-2 Price-Performance was:
    • 4.3x better price-performance than the IBM XIV at $152.34(3).
    • Over 2x better price-performance than the IBM V7000 at $71.32(4).
    • 7.7x better price-performance than the IBM DS8800 at $270.38(1).
  • The SPC-2 benchmark consists of three distinct workloads designed to demonstrate the performance of a storage subsystem during the execution of business critical applications that require the large-scale, sequential movement of data. Workloads include large file processing, large database queries and video on demand.

Supporting Quote

  • "Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances can deliver outstanding performance and cost savings versus other competitive solutions," said Phil Bullinger, senior vice president, Storage, Oracle. "This latest result on the SPC-2 benchmark demonstrates the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance excels on workloads that matter most in the enterprise, and can do so at a fraction of the cost."

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Footnotes

(1) Results as of April 19, 2012, for more information see http://www.storageperformance.org/results. IBM DS8800, http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00051. For additional analysis and breakdown of results, please see http://www.ideasinternational.com/Benchmark-Top-Ten/SPC-2-SPC-2-E.
(2) Sun ZFS Storage 7420 Appliance http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00058.
(3) IBM XIV, http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#be00001.
(4) IBM Storwize V7000, http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00052.

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