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Enterprise Linux Today: Turbolinux 7 Server and IBM DB2 Database Software Take TPC-H Record

Feb 12, 2002, 00:19 (11 Talkback[s])
"Turbolinux Inc., a worldwide leader in Linux operating environments and multi-platform software deployment and management products, announced today that the combination of IBM DB2 database software and Turbolinux 7 Server now holds the world-record for performance in the industry-standard decision support benchmark test TPC-H (100GB)

The 100GB TPC-H benchmark was performed on a four-node IBM eServer xSeries 350. Each xSeries 350 server node was configured with four Intel 900MHz Pentium III Xeon TM processors and 4GB of memory, and ran with IBM DB2 Universal Database version 7.2 and Turbolinux 7 Server. The system achieved a Composite Query-per-Hour Performance Metric of 2960.6 QphH@100GB and a price/performance metric of $337/QphH@100GB with an availability date of June 20, 2002***."

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