Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation
SPEC releases SPECjbb2013
Completely new Java server benchmark delivers host of new features; includes ground-breaking new metric for measuring response time in critical situations
GAINESVILLE, Va., January 23, 2013 - SPEC has released SPECjbb2013, a completely redesigned Java server benchmark that includes a ground-breaking new method for measuring response time in critical situations.
SPECjbb2013 replaces SPECjbb2005. The new benchmark has been developed from the ground up to measure performance based on the latest Java application features. It is expected to be used widely by all those interested in Java server performance, including JVM vendors, hardware developers, Java application developers, researchers and members of the academic community.
New features in SPECjbb2013 include:
A first for SPEC Java
"SPECjbb2013 represents a monumental development," says David D. Keenan, chair of the SPEC Java committee. "This is the first time a SPEC Java benchmark contains metrics that encourage competition for both response time and full-capacity throughput. We think it'll do for response-time measurement what SPECpower_ssj2008 does for energy-efficiency measurement."
SPEC members involved in the development of SPECjbb2013 include AMD, HP, IBM, Intel, Oracle, Red Hat and SGI. The Java Subcommittee also consulted with Doug Lea, a professor at SUNY Oswego.
SPECjbb2013 is available immediately from SPEC for $1,500; discounts are available for qualified non-profit and accredited educational institutions. For more information, visit http://www.spec.org/jbb2013/.
SPEC is a non-profit organization that establishes, maintains and endorses standardized benchmarks to evaluate performance for the newest generation of computing systems. Its membership comprises 130 leading computer hardware and software vendors, educational institutions, research organizations, and government agencies worldwide.