The TPC accepted Draft Version 52 of the TPC-DS specification for Formal Review. Members and the general public are invited to download the specification, run the draft benchmark, and submit comments and proposed changes by visiting the comment page. The comment database is open for submissions until May 23rd, 2007 at 11:59pm Pacific Time. The subcommittee will review and address all comments and propose a revised draft for adoption.
At the meeting the TPC-DS subcommittee focused on prototyping and verifying the Data Maintenance portion of the benchmark, analyzing prototype data, reviewing the specification and verifying qualification query output. Seven companies have working prototypes with scale factors ranging from 1 GB to 1 TB on four hardware platforms, five operating systems and four databases.