On April 16, the industry standard organization for performance benchmarking, TPC (Transaction Processing Performance Council), verified that Microsoft SQL Server 2014 broke the world record for the On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload with the TPC-E and broke multiple world records for Data warehousing (DW) with the TPC-H

Highlights:

  • Microsoft and HP breaks the 10TB TPC-H DW benchmark toppling Oracle on both performance (query-per-hour) and price/performance using SQL Server 2014 with in-memory columnstore

  • Microsoft and HP breaks the 3TB TPC-H DW benchmark toppling Oracle on both performance (query-per-hour) and price/performance using SQL Server 2014 with in-memory columnstore

  • Microsoft and IBM breaks the 1TB TPC-H DW benchmark on performance (query-per-hour)

  • Microsoft and Fujitsu breaks the previously held TPC-E OLTP world record using SQL Server 2014

  • In-memory OLTP performance proof points are available from IBM, LSI and Fusion-io.