This section describes the tests that are done to validate the SQL Server 2019 performance on an OpenShift platform that is hosted on the PowerFlex rack. The HammerDB benchmark tool is used for 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 further derive meaningful information from the environment such as hardware performance comparison and Software configurations. For more information, see HammerDB official site.