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Table 1 Specification of the computer system used to carry out the benchmark tests

From: Assessment of scalability and performance of the record linkage tool E-PIX® in managing multi-million patients in research projects at a large university hospital in Germany




Two processors, each with 8 cores and 16 threads (Hyper-threading) and a clock rate of 2.9 GHz (boost up to 3.8 GHz)


128 GiB RAM, but the E-PIX service, respectively the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) has a limit of 120 GiB. The remaining eight GiB were reserved for other processes like the database and the client, which send requests to the E-PIX service

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 in 64 bit variant