On November 2, 2009, Unisys published two new TPC results (TPC-E and TPC-H) using the newly announced SQL Server 2008 R2* and Windows Server 2008 R2**. These results were published on the 96-core Unisys ES7000 system. These are the first SQL Server TPC results using more than 64 cores and they demonstrate the outstanding scalability of the Windows and SQL Server platform.
The TPC-E publication was 2,012 tpsE with a price performance of $958.23 USD/tpsE. The configuration will be available by May, 6, 2010. The TPC-H publication was 102,778 QphH@3000GB with a price performance of $21.05 USD/QphH@3000GB. This configuration will also be available by May 6, 2010.
You can see all the details for these outstanding results on the TPC web site at the following links:
* – SQL Server 2008 R2 will be generally available by May 6, 2010.
** – Windows Server 2008 R2 is generally available now.