IBM posts leadership result for SPECweb2005 benchmark
June 26, 2006 ... IBM® BladeCenter® servers based on Intel® Core
new levels of performance on industry-standard benchmarks. The IBM BladeCenter HS21 is a
two-socket HS21 blade server that delivers dual-core power and excellent server function using
the latest Dual Core Intel Xeon® Processors. (1)
The HS21 blade server achieved a supermetric score of 9,407—a leadership score for a blade
server. The supermetric score is derived from the submetric scores of the three workloads
SPECweb2005_Banking – 14,750 simultaneous sessions
SPECweb2005_Ecommerce – 13,900 simultaneous sessions
SPECweb2005_Support – 9,000 simultaneous sessions
The HS21 used two Dual Core Intel Xeon Processor 5160 (3.00GHz, 4MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz
FSB). The HS21 also used 16GB of memory, 64-bit SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server 9 with
Service Pack 2 operating system, SunJava 1.5.0-07 Java® Virtual Machine, 64-bit Accoria Rock
Web Server 1.3.3 HTTPS software, and Apache Tomcat 5.5.9.
Results are current as of June 26, 2006, and have been submitted to SPEC for review and will be
posted on their Web site upon successful completion of the review. View all SPECweb2005
published results at www.spec.org.
(1) Planned availability for the HS21 model using the Dual Core Intel Xeon Processor 5160
(3.00GHz, 4MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz FSB) is August 25, 2006.
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