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Selected Topics in Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking

Volume 7755 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-20

TPC Benchmark Roadmap 2012

  • Raghunath NambiarAffiliated withCisco Systems, Inc.
  • , Meikel PoessAffiliated withOracle Corporation
  • , Andrew MaslandAffiliated withNEC Corporation of America
  • , H. Reza TaheriAffiliated withVMware, Inc.
  • , Matthew EmmertonAffiliated withIBM Canada
  • , 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 with relevant standards for total system performance, price-performance and energy efficiency comparisons. Historically known for database-centric standards, the TPC is now developing standards for consolidation using virtualization technologies and multi-source data integration, and exploring new ideas such as Big Data and Big Data Analytics 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.

Keywords

Industry Standard Benchmarks Transaction Processing Performance Council