SPECjbb2013 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at 10. January, 2013

Many common questions are addressed in this FAQ or in the benchmark documentation on the SPECjbb2013 Information (http://www.spec.org/jbb2013) web page.

This version of the FAQ is aligned with the 1.00 version of the SPECjbb2013 benchmark.

For all other questions, send your query via e-mail to: support@spec.org with "SPECjbb" in the subject line.

About the Benchmark

  1. SPECjbb2013 replaces SPECjbb2005 as the next generation JAVA server business benchmark.
Hardware Requirements
  1. What is the minimum hardware required?
    • At minimum, a server with 8GB of Ram is required. 24G and above is recommended for performance runs
    • A JDK supporting JAVA 7
Software Requirements
  1. What Operating Systems are supported?
    • On the SUT side, the workload is designed to run on any OS for which a JVM 7 or higher is available.
  2. What other software will I need?
    1. A Java virtual machine (JVM).
      • The workload is written in Java to enable the highest degree of portability across software operating environments.
Acquiring the Benchmark
  1. How much does the benchmark cost?
  2. How do I order the benchmark?
Contacting SPEC
  1. I have a question or problem that isn't covered in the the documentation.
    • Send your query via e-mail to: support@spec.org with "SPECjbb" in the subject line.


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