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SAP Standard Application Benchmarks

SAP Standard Application Benchmarks help customers and partners find the appropriate hardware configuration for their IT solutions. Working in concert, SAP and our hardware partners developed the SAP Standard Application Benchmarks to test the hardware and database performance of SAP applications and components.

Assemble to Order

The Assemble-to-Order (ATO) Benchmark integrates process chains across SAP Business Suite components. 

SAP ATO Standard Application Benchmark Results, Two-Tier Internet Configuration, R/3 Releases 4.0 - 4.6

Date of Certification
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Technology Partner Fully Processed Assembly Orders Per Hour Operating System  Release RDBMS Release R/3 Release Central Server Central server memory (MB) Certification Number
09/02/2011 Oracle 206360 Solaris 10 Oracle 11g SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0 SPARC Enterprise Server M9000, 64 processors / 256 cores / 512 threads, SPARC64 VII+, 3.00 GHz, 64 KB (D) + 64 KB (I) L1 cache per core, 12 MB L2 cache per processor, 2097152 2011033
09/02/2011 Fujitsu 206360 Solaris 10 Oracle 11g SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0 SPARC Enterprise Server M9000, 64 processors / 256 cores / 512 threads, SPARC64 VII+, 3.00 GHz, 64 KB (D) + 64 KB (I) L1 cache per core, 12 MB L2 cache per processor, 2097152 2011033
03/11/2003 Fujitsu Siemens Computers 12170 Solaris 8 Oracle 9i 4.6C Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER 900, 16-way SMP, SPARC64TM V, 1.35 GHz, 256 KB L1 cache, 2 MB L2 cache 65536 2003012
03/11/2003 Fujitsu Siemens Computers 6220 Solaris 8 Oracle 9i 4.6C Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMEPOWER 900, 8-way SMP, SPARC64TM V, 1.35 GHz, 256 KB L1 cache, 2 MB L2 cache 32768 2003011
12/13/2002 HP 3090 HP-UX 11i Oracle 9i 4.6C hp rx5670, 4-way SMP, Itanium II, 1 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache 24576 2002069
03/22/2002 HP 3740 HP-UX 11i Oracle 9i 4.6C HP Server Model RP7410, 8-processors SMP, PA-RISC 8700 750 MHz, 2.25 MB L1 cache 16384 2002016
09/17/2001 HP 7000 HP-UX 11i Oracle 8.1.7 4.6C HP RP8400, 16-way PA-RISC 8700 750 MHz, 2.25 MB cache 32768 2001034
05/29/2001 Fujitsu Siemens 34260 Solaris 8 Oracle 8.1.7 4.6B Fujitsu Siemens Primepower 2000, 128-processors SMP, Sparc64 560 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 131072 2001018
04/12/2001 HP 18870 HP-UX 11.11 Oracle 8.1.6 4.6B HP9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 64-way SMP, PA-RISC 8600, 552 MHz 131072 2001014
02/05/2001 HP 1610 Windows 2000 SQL Server 2000 4.6B HP NetServer LXr8500, 8-way SMP, Pentium III Xeon 700 MHz, 2 MB L2 cache 8192 2001003
12/11/2000 HP 16480 HP-UX 11.11 Oracle 8.1.6 4.6B HP9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 64-way SMP, PA-RISC 8600, 552 MHz 131072 2000030
11/10/2000 Bull 8570 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 UDB 7.1 4.6B Bull Escala Model EPC 2450, 24-way SMP, RS64-IV 600 MHz, 16 MB L2 cache 32768 2000027
11/10/2000 Bull 6300 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 UDB 7.1 4.6B Bull Escala Model EPC 2400, 24-way SMP, RS64-III 450 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 32768 2000026
10/13/2000 IBM 8570 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 UDB 7.1 4.6B IBM eServer pSeries 680, 24-way SMP, RS64-IV 600 MHz, 16 MB L2 cache 32768 2000025
10/13/2000 IBM 6300 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 UDB 7.1 4.6B IBM RS/6000 Enterprise Server S80, 24-way SMP, RS64-III 450 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 32768 2000024
03/31/2000 IBM 7700 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 UDB 6.1 4.0B IBM RS/6000 Enterprise Server S80, 24-way SMP, RS64-III 450 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 32768 2000008
09/13/1999 Compaq 2610 Tru64 Unix 4.0 F Oracle 8.0.4 4.0B AlphaServer GS 140, 8 way SMP, Alpha 21264A EV67 700 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 16384 1999028
09/10/1999 HP 2260 HP-UX 11.0 Informix 7.30 FC7 4.0B HP9000 N4000, 8-way SMP, PA-8500 440 MHz, 1.5 MB L1 cache 16384 1999026
06/14/1999 IBM 2390 QS/400 V4R4 DB2 UDB for AS/400 V4R4 4.0B IBM AS/400e Model S40-2208 12-way SMP, Power PC 262 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 6144 1999013
03/12/1999 Sun 2020 Sun Solaris 2.6 Informix 7.30 UC7 4.0B Sun 6000, Model E 6000, 24 way SMP, UltraSparc II 250 MHz, 1MB L2 cache 16384 1999006
12/18/1998 Compaq 780 Digital Unix 4.0 D Oracle 8.0.4 4.0B Compaq Alpha Server 4100 5/600, 4 way SMP, 600 MHz, 4MB L2 cache 8192 1998040

SAP ATO Standard Application Benchmark Results, Three-Tier Internet Configuration, R/3 Releases 4.0 - 4.6

Date of Certification
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Technology Partner Fully Processed Assembly Orders Per Hour Operating
System Release
RDBMS Release R/3 Release Database Server Database server memory (MB) Number & Type of Application Servers Certification Number
01/17/2002 HP 144090 HP-UX 11i Oracle 9i 4.6C HP 9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 64-way PA-RISC 8700, 750 MHz, 2.25 MB L1 cache 131072 (total 79), 78 x HP RP7400, 8-way PA-RISC 8600, 550 MHz, 1.5 MB L1 cache 2002003
12/04/2001 HP 130570 HP-UX 11i Oracle 9i 4.6C HP 9000 Superdome Enterprise Server, 64-way PA-RISC 8700 750 MHz, 2.25 MB L1 cache 131072 (total 71), 70 x HP RP7400, 8-way PA-RISC 8600, 550 MHz, 1.5 MB L1 cache 2001047
09/01/2000 Bull 54170 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 V7.1 4.6B Bull Escala Model EPC2400, 24-way RS64-III 450 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 32768 (total 11), 10 x Escala Model EPC2400, 24-way RS64-III, 450 MHz 2000020
08/23/2000 IBM 54220 AIX 4.3.3 DB2 V7.1 4.6B IBM RS/6000 Enterprise Server Model S80, 24-way RS64-III 450 MHz, 8 MB L2 cache 32768 (total 11), 10 x IBM RS/6000 Enterprise Server Model S80, 24-way RS64-III, 450 MHz 2000019
06/13/2000 HP 22610 HP-UX 11.0 Oracle 8i Rel. 2 4.6B HP 9000 V2600, 16-way PA-RISC 8600 550 MHz, 1 MB L2 cache 8192 (total 18), 17 x HP9000 N4000, 8-way PA-RISC 8500 440 MHz 2000013
04/26/1999 HP 9130 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.5 4.0B HP Netserver LXr 8000, 4-way Pentium III Xeon 500 MHz, 2 MB L2 cache 2048 13 x Netserver LXr 8000, 4-way Pent III Xeon 500 MHz 1999011

Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS)

The Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS) can be used by employees or personal administrators to track employee working times. Time data is recorded with information referring to orders and cost centers, for example, and can be transferred to corresponding applications and components of the SAP Business Suite.

Financial Accounting (FI)

The following table provides an overview of the business process the Financial Accounting (FI) Benchmark simulates.

Human Resources - Payroll (HR)

In contrast to online benchmarks, the Human Resources - Payroll (HR) Benchmark is a report with variants that is run as a batch job on the basis of events. The report, called RPCALCD0, exercises the German payroll program.

Material Management (MM)

The Materials Management (MM) Benchmark takes you through a series of steps to create a purchase requisition for five materials (transaction ME51N), a purchase order for the five materials (ME21N), a goods receipt (MIGO), and an invoice (MIRO) for the purchase order.

SAP MM Standard Application Benchmark Results, Two-Tier Internet Configuration, R/3 Release 2.2

Date of Certification (mm/yyyy) Technology Partner Number of Benchmark Users Benchmark Type Average Dialog Response Time (sec) Operating System - Release RDBMS Release R/3 Release Central Server Central Server Memory (MB)
03/1995 Digital 360 MM 0.65 OSF/1 3.2 Oracle 7.1.4 2.2 C DEC 8400 TurboLaser, 8-way SMP 8,192

Production Planning (PP)

SAP PP Standard Application Benchmark Results, Two-Tier Internet Configuration, R/3 Release 2.2

Date of Certification (mm/yyyy) Technology Partner Number of Benchmark Users Benchmark Type Average Dialog Response Time (sec) Operating System - Release RDBMS Release R/3 Release Central Server Central Server Memory (MB)
03/1995 Digital 180 PP 2.00 OSF/1 3.2 Oracle 7.1.4 2.2 C DEC 8400 TurboLaser, 8-way SMP 8,192

Sales & Distribution (SD & SD-Parallel)

The Sales and Distribution (SD) Benchmark covers a sell-from-stock scenario, which includes the creation of a customer order with five line items and the corresponding delivery with subsequent goods movement and invoicing. 

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