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Performance Characterization and Benchmarking

Volume 8391 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-15

TPC State of the Council 2013

  • Raghunath NambiarAffiliated withCisco Systems, Inc.
  • , Meikel PoessAffiliated withOracle Corporation
  • , Andrew MaslandAffiliated withNEC Corporation of America
  • , H. Reza TaheriAffiliated withVMware, Inc.
  • , Andrew BondAffiliated withRed Hat
  • , Forrest CarmanAffiliated withOwen Media
  • , Michael MajdalanyAffiliated withLoBue & Majdalany Mgmt Group

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Abstract

The TPC has played, and continues to play, a crucial role in providing the computer industry and its customers with relevant standards for total system performance, price-performance, and energy efficiency comparisons. Historically known for database-centric standards, the TPC is now developing benchmark standards for consolidation using virtualization technologies and multi-source data integration. The organization is also exploring new ideas such as Big Data and Big Data Analytics as well as an Express benchmark model to keep pace with rapidly changing industry demands. This paper gives a high level overview of the current state of the TPC in terms of existing standards, standards under development and future outlook.

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Industry Standard Benchmarks Transaction Processing Performance Council