Sun, GigaSpaces Announce Benchmark Performance Results

On Monday Sun announced new benchmark performance results that address the scalability needs of capital market customers. In rigorous performance tests, the energy-efficient Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server processed 1.3 million transactions per second with 60 concurrent clients to achieve an improvement of up to 40 percent over competing multi-threaded platforms. The average throughput per client thread was sustained at about 21,000 transactions per second. When matched against comparable x86 systems, users get up to five times higher performance in half the space and 2.5 times better performance per watt. Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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