“Oracle Says Forget about Benchmarks – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t”
Despite the overwhelming importance of data to business, too little attention is paid to benchmarks that demonstrate which databases and architectures are fastest. From the standpoint of CIOs and CTOs who make technology buying decisions, third-party benchmarks provide audited validation of a vendor’s claims.
Given the importance of data to businesses of all sizes, independent hard data with which to make buying decisions is critical. In this paper, CITO Research presents findings from a recent Transaction Processing Council (TPC) benchmark, TPC-H.