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Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) demonstrated superior performance results. This benchmark validates the suitability of Adaptive Server for running transaction-intensive workloads on lower-cost platforms.
  • 20,456 transactions/minute (1,227,360 transactions/hour) using a single 2.0GHz Intel Xeon CPU on an HP ProLiant DL580 G2 (four-processor) with 4GB memory
  • Exceptional scalability with 20K on one CPU and 52K on three 2.0GHz Intel Xeon CPUs
  • 38-millisecond average response time on a four-CPU system
  • Consistent throughput with sustained operations