Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 Product Family
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TPC Benchmark C*
Database Performance Using TPC Benchmark C*
TPC Benchmark C* (TPC-C) simulates a complete computing environment where a population of users executes transactions against a database. The benchmark is centered around the principal activities (transactions) of an order-entry environment. These transactions include entering and delivering orders, recording payments, checking the status of orders, and monitoring the level of stock at the warehouses. While the benchmark portrays the activity of a wholesale supplier, TPC-C is not limited to the activity of any particular business segment; rather, it represents any industry that must manage, sell, or distribute a product or service.
TPC-C involves a mix of five concurrent transactions of different types and complexity either executed online or queued for deferred execution. It does so by exercising a breadth of system components associated with such environments, which are characterized by:
- The simultaneous execution of multiple transaction types that span a breadth of complexity
- Online and deferred transaction execution modes
- Multiple online terminal sessions
- Moderate system and application execution time
- Significant disk input/output
- Transaction integrity (ACID properties)
- Non-uniform distribution of data access through primary and secondary keys
- Databases consisting of many tables with a wide variety of sizes, attributes, and relationships
- Contention on data access and update
TPC-C performance is measured in new-order transactions per minute. The primary metrics are the transaction rate (tpmC), the associated price per transaction ($/tpmC), and the availability date of the priced configuration.
Best publications to http://www.tpc.org as of March 6, 2012.
|TPC Benchmark C*|
|Intel® Xeon® Processor X5690-Based Platform||Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690-Based Platform|
|System||Cisco UCS C250* Extended-Memory Server||IBM Flex System x240*|
|Number of processors||2||2|
|Number of cores / threads||6/12 per processor||8/16 per processor|
|Processor speed||3.46 GHz||2.9 GHz|
|Last level cache||12 MB||20 MB|
|System memory||384 GB||768 GB
|Link speed||6.4 GT/s QPI||8.0 GT/s QPI|
|Operating system||Oracle Linux* w/ Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R2||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2|
Total System Cost
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