Dedham, MA (PressExposure) March 13, 2012 -- Originally introduced to boost quality assurance, SAP standard application benchmarks are also used to test and verify the scalability, concurrency, power efficiency, and multi-user behavior of system software components, relational database management systems (RDBMSs), and business applications. This article takes a closer look at these benchmarks and explores some of the record-breaking results achieved this year.
"The Record-Breaking Performance Benchmarks of 2011" by Tobias Kutning and Bernd F. Lober is now available at http://sapinsider.wispubs.com/Article/The-Record-Breaking-Performance-Benchmarks-of-2011/6289. The article can also be found on page 71 of the January-March 2012 issue of SAPinsider, both in print and via the SAPinsider mobile app for Apple and Android platforms.
About the authors:
Tobias Kutning joined SAP in 2001 as a database support consultant in SAP Service and Support with a focus on IBM DB2 LUW. In 2008, he joined SAP IT as a senior database administrator. Since 2010, he has worked on the Performance and Scalability Team, responsible for SAP Standard Application Benchmark Product Management.
Bernd F. Lober is Director of Product Management, Performance, and Scalability at SAP AG, responsible for benchmarks and sizing. He joined SAP in 1995. Previously, Mr. Lober worked at IBM EMEA and headed the Technical SAP IBM Competence Center in Walldorf. He holds advanced degrees in mathematics and economics from the University of Augsburg, Germany.
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