HP Press Release: HP and Microsoft Deliver World’s Fastest Transaction Processing Performance HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) today announced the world's fastest single-system TPC-C (OLTP) benchmark result of 658,277 transactions per second.(1) The TPC-C benchmark, independently verified by an authorized TPC auditor, is recognized as being among the most complex online transaction processing benchmarks in the industry.
HP, Microsoft, and Intel have collaborated to demonstrate superior performance and scalability for enterprises running the Microsoft® Windows® operating system. The HP Superdome server based on the Intel® Itanium® 2 processor (code-named Madison), running the 64-bit version of Windows Server™ 2003 Datacenter Edition and SQL Server™ 2000 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), is expected to deliver unprecedented customer value and return on investment, as demonstrated by its industry-leading high-end price to performance ratio of $9.80/tpmC."
Anyone still think Windows is not enterprise-ready?