TPC-W Benchmark (Web Commerce)

TPC-W is a transactional web e-Commerce benchmark, it specifies an e-Commerce workload that simulates the activities of a retail website which produces heavy load on the backend database.

The last version of TPC-W is Version 1.8.


The TPC-W Version 2 is now available for public review.


Details at:

Implementation of a J2EE implementation of the TPC-W Benchmark.

(JBoss 3.2.x, EJB 2.0, MySQL 4.1.x, )




Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 is released

Redhat 5.9 is released at 07-Jan-2013.  (version with java 1.7 supported)

Some new features:
Kernel: system call events have been added: sys_enter, sys_exit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 adds hardware checksum support for UDP running over IPv6.
The file: /proc/<pid>/limits file (is writable).

New Packages

RHEA-2013:0011 — new packages: php53-odbc64
RHEA-2013:0035 — new packages: libitm
RHEA-2013:0049 — new packages: scl-utils
RHEA-2013:0074 — new packages: ant17
RHEA-2013:0084 — new packages: java-1.7.0-openjdk
RHEA-2013:0088 — new packages: rsyslog5
RHEA-2013:0089 — new packages: java-1.7.0-ibm
RHEA-2013:0090 — new packages: java-1.7.0-oracle
RHEA-2013:0111 — new packages: hypervkvpd