Achieving 100,926 transactions per minute with a price/performance of $.78/tpmC, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 Standard Edition One delivered 45 percent more performance at 14 percent less cost than its nearest competitor. To set this new TPC-C price performance record, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 Standard Edition One was run on an HP ProLiant ML350 server with one Intel Quad-Core Xeon 2.6 GHz processor and HP StorageWorks arrays.
The operating system used was Oracle Enterprise Linux, which is fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and supported under the Oracle Unbreakable Linux program. Together, Oracle and HP delivered the best price per transaction per minute ever achieved for a TPC-C benchmark.
Source: Oracle Press Release