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ETERNUS DX8700 S2 enterprise disk storage system scores highest ever mark in both throughput and price performance ratio for high-end systems.

[Fujitsu proudly presents the world record holder of the SPC Benchmark-2(TM)] ETERNUS DX8700 S2 enterprise disk storage system

December 19, 2012

Fujitsu's ETERNUS DX8700 S2 enterprise disk storage system, has broken the Storage Performance Council's (SPC) (*Note 1) Benchmark-2™ record. The SPC-2 performance testing, is conducted to evaluate sequential access where ETERNUS DX8700 S2 has produced by far the best result ever achieved. Reaching an SPC-2 MBPS™ of 16,037.74, ETERNUS DX8700 S2 has now proven its dominance in this category. (*Note 2)

The SPC-2 depicts the aggregated performance of the storage subsystem in large-sized, sequential access environments. The benchmark consists of three distinct workload profiles; large file processing, large database queries and video on demand. Success in this classification follows the recent achievement of ETERNUS DX440 S2 when it topped SPC Benchmark-1™ for dual controller mid-range disk storage systems in August 2012, evidence of the strong ETERNUS DX series performance.

The new SPC-2 Result is posted on the Storage Performance Council (SPC) web site from December 3rd, 2012 and will be officially accepted after a 60-day peer review period.

Please access the reference documents for the details of the SPC-2 Result:
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00063

*Note 1: Storage Performance Council (SPC) is a nonprofit institute for the evaluation of storage system performance, in which major storage vendors participate.
*Note 2: As of December 11, 2012.

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Storage Performance Council (SPC) and SPC Benchmarks

The Storage Performance Council (SPC) is a vendor-neutral standards body focused on the storage industry. It has created the first industry-standard performance benchmark targeted at the needs and concerns of the storage industry. SPC benchmarks™ provide a rigorous, audited and reliable measure of performance; http://www.storageperformance.org/join

Fujitsu subscribes to SPC Benchmark™ testing as a valid and independent way for customers to judge performance results; http://www.storageperformance.org/specs

  • The SPC-1 benchmark is designed to simulate critical business applications through processing multiple, complex transactions. Pseudo-operational workloads of Online Transactions (OLTP), database operations and mail systems are recreated to measure "random access" read/write performance.
  • The SPC-2benchmark is designed to show aggregate performance of the storage subsystem in large-sized, sequential access environments. The program consists of three distinct workload profiles: large file processing, large database queries and video on demand.

*Note 3: SPC Benchmark-1™, SPC-1 IOPS™, SPC Benchmark-2™ and SPC-2 MBPS™ are trademarks of the Storage Performance Council.

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ETERNUS DX8700 S2 disk storage system

ETERNUS DX8700 S2 disk storage system
The Flexible Data Safe for Dynamic Infrastructures
The ETERNUS DX8700 S2 enterprise disk storage system, with powerful Intel Xeon processors and multi-dimensional scalability, is purpose built for large enterprises.