SQL Server partner benchmarks

New benchmarks published by hardware and software partners further help validate SQL Server as the data platform on which you can bet your business.

Real-world applications on SQL Server

Application type Company / Applications Result
Online gaming bwin.party

Gaming Site Can Scale to 250,000 Requests Per Second and Improve Player Experience

Online digital entertainment company bwin.party provides online gaming and more to almost 2 million people. Because the organization needed a better ability to support rapid business growth and improve website performance, it deployed an in-memory online transaction processing (OLTP) solution in Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The company can now handle 250,000 requests per second and can offer players a faster, smoother gaming experience. bwin.party also expects to save as much as US$100,000 and is increasing revenue.

Download the case study to learn more.

PCIe flash storage acceleration Fusion-io

Dramatic performance gains using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP

Fusion-io has conducted several benchmarks using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP showing dramatic performance gains.

Download the benchmark report to learn more.

Insurance policy management Accenture Duck Creek Policy Administration System

9% greater transactional throughput compared to SQL Server 2008

At over 37,000 transactions per hour, this Accenture and HP benchmark modeled a mix of complex policy administration activities that a large insurance carrier would expect on a peak day of business processing. Based on data collected from three different Tier 1 insurance carriers, it demonstrates that Microsoft SQL Server 2012 offers a material increase in throughput.

Download the benchmark report to learn more.

Enterprise software OpenText ECM Suite

Process 14.8 million email messages in 24 hours

OpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. During the benchmark study, the OpenText Email Monitoring solution running on SQL Server 2012 processed 14.8 million messages in 24 hours. This far exceeds any known published benchmark results for email monitoring solutions and is approximately 15 times higher than the typical message ingestion volume for large organizations that process 1-1.5 million messages per day.

Read the press release to learn more.

Telecommunications billingRedknee Turnkey Converged Billing (TCB)

Scale to 250 million subscribers

Turnkey Converged Billing, built on SQL Server 2012, has been benchmarked to support 250 million subscribers. The 250 million-subscriber test exceeded the performance objectives for both invoicing and mediation, generating 26 million invoices within a six hour billing cycle, and mediating 4.9 billion call detail records within 12 hours, showing a near-linear scalability as the number of subscribers increased.

Download the solution brief to learn more.

Product lifecycle management Siemens Teamcenter

Doubled concurrent users to 10,000 with great performance

Performance benchmarks conducted by Siemens PLM validate the performance and scalability of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as an enterprise-class database management system for Teamcenter. The tests confirm that when running on SQL Server 2012, Teamcenter can easily scale to 10,000 concurrent users while maintaining excellent performance.

Download the solution brief to learn more.

Financial services Temenos T24

Linear scalability of 95%

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 along with HP and XIO broke the Temenos T24 performance record. At peak performance, the system processed 11,500 transactions per second in online business testing and averaged more than 10,000 interest accrual and capitalizations per second during close-of-business testing, processing 25 million capitalizations and account accruals in less than 42 minutes.

Read the blog to learn more.

Application type
Online gaming
Company / Applications
bwin.party
Result

Gaming Site Can Scale to 250,000 Requests Per Second and Improve Player Experience

Online digital entertainment company bwin.party provides online gaming and more to almost 2 million people. Because the organization needed a better ability to support rapid business growth and improve website performance, it deployed an in-memory online transaction processing (OLTP) solution in Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The company can now handle 250,000 requests per second and can offer players a faster, smoother gaming experience. bwin.party also expects to save as much as US$100,000 and is increasing revenue.

Download the case study to learn more.

Application type
PCIe flash storage acceleration
Company / Applications
Fusion-io
Result

Dramatic performance gains using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP

Fusion-io has conducted several benchmarks using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP showing dramatic performance gains.

Download the benchmark report to learn more.

Application type
Insurance policy management
Company / Applications
Accenture Duck Creek Policy Administration System
Result

9% greater transactional throughput compared to SQL Server 2008

At over 37,000 transactions per hour, this Accenture and HP benchmark modeled a mix of complex policy administration activities that a large insurance carrier would expect on a peak day of business processing. Based on data collected from three different Tier 1 insurance carriers, it demonstrates that Microsoft SQL Server 2012 offers a material increase in throughput.

Download the benchmark report to learn more.

Application type
Enterprise software
Company / Applications
OpenText ECM Suite
Result

Process 14.8 million email messages in 24 hours

OpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. During the benchmark study, the OpenText Email Monitoring solution running on SQL Server 2012 processed 14.8 million messages in 24 hours. This far exceeds any known published benchmark results for email monitoring solutions and is approximately 15 times higher than the typical message ingestion volume for large organizations that process 1-1.5 million messages per day.

Read the press release to learn more.

Application type
Telecommunications billing
Company / Applications
Redknee Turnkey Converged Billing (TCB)
Result

Scale to 250 million subscribers

Turnkey Converged Billing, built on SQL Server 2012, has been benchmarked to support 250 million subscribers. The 250 million-subscriber test exceeded the performance objectives for both invoicing and mediation, generating 26 million invoices within a six hour billing cycle, and mediating 4.9 billion call detail records within 12 hours, showing a near-linear scalability as the number of subscribers increased.

Download the solution brief to learn more.

Application type
Product lifecycle management
Company / Applications
Siemens Teamcenter
Result

Doubled concurrent users to 10,000 with great performance

Performance benchmarks conducted by Siemens PLM validate the performance and scalability of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as an enterprise-class database management system for Teamcenter. The tests confirm that when running on SQL Server 2012, Teamcenter can easily scale to 10,000 concurrent users while maintaining excellent performance.

Download the solution brief to learn more.

Application type
Financial services
Company / Applications
Temenos T24
Result

Linear scalability of 95%

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 along with HP and XIO broke the Temenos T24 performance record. At peak performance, the system processed 11,500 transactions per second in online business testing and averaged more than 10,000 interest accrual and capitalizations per second during close-of-business testing, processing 25 million capitalizations and account accruals in less than 42 minutes.

Read the blog to learn more.

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