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What does SPEC stand for?

SPEC stands for Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

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It should be noted that there are a wealth of CPU, system, database, OLTP, and application-based benchmarks in the computer industry peddled by a variety of organizations from Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) to the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC), but the storage egg has never reached the frying pan until now.
Nasdaq: SUNW) has submitted results of 230,049 operations per second (op/s) on the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Java Business Benchmark 2000 (SPECjbb2000) using the Sun Enterprise 10000 server, aka Starfire, easily surpassing IBM's fully configured p690/HPC (Regatta) system performance of 169,794 op/s.
Results published at the independent standards body SPEC, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation, confirm that the PRIMERGY RX600 S4 scored a new all-time best result in the SPECweb2005 test, which simulates three different workloads for a busy web server.