SAPinsider Publishes New Article - "The Record-Breaking Performance Benchmarks of 2011"

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 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.

About SAPinsider:

SAPinsider is the premier source of information on products, services, and strategic initiatives coming from SAP and its partners. Sponsored by SAP, SAPinsider is the leading magazine devoted to the SAP community worldwide, providing strategic guidance and advice from executives, experts, and partners. For more information and to activate your free subscription, visit Follow SAPinsider on Twitter at SAPinsider is published by WIS Publishing.

About WIS Publishing:

WIS Publishing is the premier independent provider of SAP training materials, with more than 250,000 customers in 61 countries. WIS Publishing is the publisher of SAPinsider, insiderPROFILES, and the SAPexperts publications, and is the producer of SAPinsider conferences and seminars and the Insider Learning Network. For more information, visit

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