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Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking

Volume 5895 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 84-98

Overview of TPC Benchmark E: The Next Generation of OLTP Benchmarks

  • Trish HoganAffiliated withIBM

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Abstract

Set to replace the aging TPC-C, the TPC Benchmark E is the next generation OLTP benchmark, which more accurately models client database usage. TPC-E addresses the shortcomings of TPC-C. It has a much more complex workload, requires the use of RAID-protected storage, generates much less I/O, and is much cheaper and easier to set up, run, and audit. After a period of overlap, it is expected that TPC-E will become the de facto OLTP benchmark.

Keywords

TPC-E TPC-C OLTP database performance benchmark