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A measure of transaction processing power

@article{Bitton1985AMO,
  title={A measure of transaction processing power},
  author={Dina Bitton and Mark P. Brown and Rick Catell and Stefano Ceri and Timothy C. K. Chou and David J. DeWitt and Dieter Gawlick and Hector Garcia-Molina and Bob Good and Jim Gray and Pete Homan and Bob Jolls and Tony Lukes and Edward D. Lazowska and John Nauman and Mike Pong and Alfred Z. Spector and Kent Trieber and Harald Sammer and Omri Serlin and Michael Stonebraker and Andreas Reuter and Peter J. Weinberger},
  journal={Datamation archive},
  year={1985},
  volume={31},
  pages={112-118}
}
Three benchmarks are defined: Sort, Scan and DebitCredit. The first two benchmarks measure a system's input/output performance. DebitCredit is a simple transaction processing application used to define a throughput measure -Transactions Per Second (TPS). These benchmarks measure the performance of diverse transaction processing systems. A standard system cost measure is stated and used to define price/performance metrics. A condensed version of this paper appears in Datamation, April 1, 1985 
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