Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC): State of the Council 2010

  • Raghunath Nambiar
  • Nicholas Wakou
  • Forrest Carman
  • Michael Majdalany
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6417)


The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) is a non-profit corporation founded to define transaction processing and database benchmarks and to disseminate objective, verifiable performance data to the industry. Established in August 1988, the TPC has been integral in shaping the landscape of modern transaction processing and database benchmarks over the past twenty-two years. This paper provides an overview of the TPC’s existing benchmark standards and specifications, introduces two new TPC benchmarks under development, and examines the TPC’s active involvement in the early creation of additional future benchmarks.


Transaction Processing Performance Council Industry Standard Benchmarks Transaction Performance Decision Support System Performance Pricing Specification Energy Specification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raghunath Nambiar
    • 1
  • Nicholas Wakou
    • 2
  • Forrest Carman
    • 3
  • Michael Majdalany
    • 4
  1. 1.Cisco Systems, Inc.San JoseUSA
  2. 2.Dell Inc.Round RockUSA
  3. 3.Owen MediaSeattleUSA
  4. 4.LoBue & Majdalany Magt GroupSan FranciscoUSA

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