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TPC (Transaction Processing Council) is a non-profit corporation founded to define transaction processing and database benchmarks and to disseminate objective, verifiable TPC performance data to the industry.

Oracle Corporation is a full member of the TPC.


TPC was established in August 1988 by eight leading software and hardware companies.


Some of the recognized TPC benchmarks:

  • TPC-C and TCP-E - OLTP workload
  • TPC-H - Decision Support (DSS) for Ad Hoc Queries
  • TPC-App - Business-to-business transactional Web services workload

Note that the following benchmarks are obsolete: TPC-A, TPC-B, TPC-D, TPC-R and TPC-W.

Also see[edit]

  • TPS - transactions per second

External links[edit]

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