This was the first meeting of the OLTP Working Group. Working
Groups are informal bodies formed to incubate new proposals.
As such, the information represented here does not constitute
an official direction or benchmark sanctioned by the TPC.
The objective of the Working Group is to create a new OLTP,
database centric benchmark to replace TPC-C. Members of the
Working Group include BEA, Compaq, Dell, EMC, HP, Informix,
Intel, Microsoft, SGI, Sun, Sybase, and Unisys.
Companies interested in joining the TPC to participate in
the OLTP Working Group should contact the TPC Administrator
at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Working
Group will develop an RFP and solicit benchmark drafts and
proposals from interested parties. In addition, the Working
Group is interested in business models that have relatively
high OLTP transaction rates, complex business logic, simple
to understand business models and have relatively high requirements
for security, availability and system and resource management.
Currently, the business models under consideration are: