July 13, 2009 Timothy Prickett Morgan
For whatever reason–and we all have our guesses on this–IBM has not seen fit to run the SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) benchmark test on Power-based servers running OS/400 or i operating systems for a number of years. But it still does run the test on Power iron using its AIX operating system and DB2 database variant for Unix, Windows, and Linux platforms. We are left to infer how well or poorly the i/DB2 for i combo does.
Like many of you, I find this annoying. But we have to work with the data that Big Blue gives us