Temporal benchmarks are used to compare temporal support for various databases. Benchmarks consist of data, a schema for that data, and workloads that perform computations on that data.
Benchmarks consist of three parts, data, a schema for that data, and workloads that perform computations on that data. They have been used in order to provide of means of comparing the performance of various software systems, including databases. Among the most widely used benchmarks are those published by the Transaction Processing Performance Council including TPC-C and TPC-H [1, 2].
TPC-C provides an environment that simulates several uses interacting with a single database at one time. TPC-C models the data, schema, and workloads after those of a wholesale supplier. To replicate this process, TPC-C simulates users that enter new orders, record payments, check the status of an order, deliver an order, and view the available products in the warehouse.
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