This section describes the tests that are done to validate SQL Server 2019 performance on the Validated Platform. HammerDB benchmark tool is used for the database performance tests. HammerDB is a benchmarking tool and load testing software for popular databases. It focuses on schema creation, data loading, and simulating any transactional and analytic workloads. Results of these workload tests derive meaningful information from the environment such as hardware performance comparison and software configurations. For more information, see the HammerDB official site.