IBM Power 730 Express server

A high-performance, reliable and secure infrastructure and application server

Power Systems: open innovation to put data to work. The benchmark and performance data below demonstrate how IBM solutions can be optimized for a wide variety of workloads, each one providing you with performance you can count on.


Multiuser performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz rPerf* CPW**
POWER7 2 8 32 3.00 86.66 44,600
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 176.57 97,700
POWER7 2 8 32 3.70 101.62 51,900
POWER7 2 12 48 3.70 147.24 77,200
POWER7+ 2 8 32 4.3 120.4 59,700
POWER7+ 2 12 48 4.2 176.6 89,200
POWER7+ 2 16 64 3.6 197.7 104,700
POWER7+ 2 16 64 4.2 223.1 117,600

SPEC CPU2006 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS SPEC
int_rate
SPEC
fp_rate
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 AIX 7.1 575 482
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 SLES 11 SP1 578 477
POWER7 2 12 48 3.72 AIX 7.1 476 423
POWER7 2 12 48 3.72 RHEL 6 480 422
POWER7+ 2 16 64 4.2 AIX 7.1 874 591
POWER7+ 2 16 64 4.2 SLES 11 SP2 852 575

SPECjbb2005 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS BOPS BOPS/jvm JVM
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 AIX 7.1 1,216,983 76,061 16
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 SLES 11 SP1 1,205,289 75,331 16
POWER7+ 2 16 64 4.2 AIX 7.1 1,889,298 118,081 16
POWER7+ 2 16 64 4.2 SLES 11 SP2 1,877,284 117,330 16

SPECjEnterprise2010 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS EjOPS
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 AIX 7.1 4,062.38

SPEC ompM2001 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS Result
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 SLES 11 SP1 94,267
POWER7 2 12 48 3.72 RHEL 6 80,952

LINPACK performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS HPC Gflops     
HPC Peak
POWER7 2 16 16 3.55 AIX 7.1 432 494.5
POWER7 2 16 16 3.55 SLES 11 SP1 435.4 494.5
POWER7 2 12 12 3.72 AIX 7.1 335 376.3
POWER7 2 12 12 3.72 RHEL 6 333.1 376.3
POWER7+ 2 16 16 4.2 AIX 7.1 514.3 581.1
1POWER7+ 2 16 16 4.2 SLES 11 SP2 508.5 581.1
1 Using GCC

SAP performance - SD 2-Tier
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS Number
of Users
Database ERP
Release
Cert. Number
POWER7 2 12 48 3.72 SLES 11 SP1 5,250 DB2 9.7 6.0 EHP4
(Unicode)
2011022
POWER7 2 16 64 3.72 SLES 11 SP1 7,000 DB2 9.7 6.0 EHP4
(Unicode)
2011042
POWER7 2 16 64 3.55 AIX 7.1 8,704 DB2 9.7 6.0 EHP4
(Unicode)
2011011

Oracle eBS r12 Payroll Extra Large Batch
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS Check per hr eBS Release
POWER7 2 12 48 3.72 AIX 6.1 702,576 12.1.2

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Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems. Learn how Power Systems has helped them support next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.