AMD Quad-Core Opterons Set World Record In Enterprise Benchmark

Posted: Aug 7 2008, 6:36am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:55am CDT, in Hardware & Peripherals


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AMD announced that it will be supporting Microsoft's RTM version of SQL Server 2008. AMD says that SQL Server 2008 running on Opteron quad-core processors will offer best of breed platform for enterprise data needs.

AMD also says that a HP ProLiant DL785 G5 server has set a new world record on the TPC-H@300 GB decision support benchmarks with a score of 52860 QphH. AMD says that these scores prove that its quad-core parts will allow customers to deploy large enterprise solutions with optimum scalability and performance at competitive pricing.

"Now, more than ever, it is imperative to offer customers a forward-looking database solution that enables the full capability of the SQL Server Data Platform today, and that also scales for the future," said Dan Neault, marketing general manager, SQL Server at Microsoft Corp. "AMD Opteron processors provide a robust, scalable and power-efficient platform in order to offer our joint customers an optimized solution that will run high capacity, business critical applications with outstanding performance."


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