Oracle® Fusion Middleware Sets Best-in-Class Result for Single-Processor System with SPECjAppServer2004 Benchmark on Sun UltraSPARC T2 Server Running Solaris 10

Oracle Application Server Delivers Stellar Performance

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 / -- Oracle today announced that Oracle® Application Server 10g Release 3, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, together with Oracle Database running on Sun's UltraSPARC T2-based servers with the Solaris 10 operating system, delivered a best-in-class result with the SPECjAppServer2004 Java Application Server Performance Benchmark by achieving the record performance for a single-processor system. (1) With this result, Oracle demonstrates outstanding performance, ideally suited for Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs), Web services and business critical enterprise applications.

Oracle Application Server 10g Release 3, together with Oracle Database, achieved 2,000.92 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (jAppServer Operations Per Second). The Java Application Server was running on a Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 server with a 1.4 GHz UltraSPARC T2 processor. Oracle Database was running on a Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 server with a 1.2 GHz UltraSPARC T2 processor. Both were running on the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System.

"Oracle is committed to delivering standards-based, hot-pluggable software, providing customers maximum flexibility, scalability and performance," said Juan Loaiza, Oracle senior vice president, Systems Technology. "Oracle Application Server continues to deliver leading performance benchmark results; reaffirming it is the leading Java Application Server for SOA and enterprise Java systems."

SPECjAppServer2004 is a multi-tier benchmark for measuring the performance of a representative J2EE application and each of the components that make up the application environment, including hardware, application server software, JVM software, database software, JDBC drivers and the system network. For more information, visit

About Oracle Application Server

Oracle Application Server 10g sits at the core of Oracle Fusion Middleware and delivers comprehensive software for developing, integrating, and deploying enterprise applications, portals and Web services. Based on a powerful and scalable J2EE server, Oracle Application Server 10g includes best-in-class business integration, business intelligence and portal capabilities. It is the only platform designed for grid computing and to have full lifecycle support for SOA. It features everything necessary to successfully develop and deploy enterprise Java applications, a certified J2EE 1.4 compatible container, a rich set of tools and runtimes, Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Application Developer Framework (ADF) and Oracle TopLink® persistence architecture. For more information about Oracle Application Server 10g visit:

About Oracle Fusion Middleware: Leader in Middleware

The company's comprehensive, standards-based family of middleware products, Oracle Fusion Middleware software spans portals and process managers to application infrastructure, developer tools, enterprise content management and business intelligence. Oracle Fusion Middleware enables organizations to increase their capacity for growth and change; improve insight into business operations; mitigate risk and drive compliance; and connect with customers, partners, and workers. More than 50,000 customers now use Oracle Fusion Middleware and include leading organizations in the Financial Services, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Health Care and Public Sector industries. Oracle Fusion Middleware is also supported by 9,000 partners, including market-leading independent software vendors, value-added resellers and system integrators. For additional information visit:

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(1) Oracle Application Server 10g Release - Java Edition on Sun
SPARC Enterprise T5220, 2,000.92 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard
(8 cores, 1 chip)

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