Supreme HP/SAP® virtualization performance solution

Supreme HP/SAP® virtualization performance solution:
HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 achieves world-record for two processors on three-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark result.


Executive summary

Breaking new ground and continuing leadership performance tradition, HP, with its virtual architecture platform of HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Servers, HP Virtual Connect, HP 3PAR Storage, and HP FlexFabric running Microsoft 2012 Hyper-V software, attained the first ever SAP SD three-tier Standard Application Benchmark result. With 41,020 SD users, 226,367 SAPS, and a response time of 0.87 seconds, the HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 holds the #1 spot for two processors in a three-tier space. This outcome also showed that ProLiant servers are designed to handle this latest industry-standard benchmark with exceptional performance results for customers’ virtualization needs.


Key take aways

  • Leadership in two-processor performance in a three-tier space
  • First server on a fully optimized virtualized platform running the latest Microsoft Windows 2012 and SQL Server 2012 software
  • First server with HP Virtual Connect, 3PAR Storage, and FlexFabric configurations for optimal performance results
  • Another high-performance proof point for HP virtual systems that enhance performance and scalability in highly virtualized data centers, and that provide the foundation for cloud computing


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