[Beowulf] NY Times: Oracle Growth Plans Worry Rivals and Customers

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Wed Sep 22 11:24:14 EDT 2010


"Typically, a few brave female souls will dance near the music stages,
while hundreds of male database gurus sip free drinks and ogle."

The similarities between Oracle's Open World and SC conferences is
startling.



Hearns, John wrote:
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/22/technology/22oracle.html
> 
> "But the main party will take place on Wednesday night, when Oracle will
> bus people to a series of concerts held on Treasure Island, which sits
> between San Francisco and Oakland. The headlining acts include the Black
> Eyed Peas, Don Henley and the Steve Miller Band.
> Six acts will perform on two stages surrounded by amusement rides, four
> laser systems, 150,000 cocktail napkins, mounds of food and 12
> searchlights beaming into the sky. Typically, a few brave female souls
> will dance near the music stages, while hundreds of male database gurus
> sip free drinks and ogle."
> 
> 
> When does he skydive into Ellisonfest dressed in an iron suit?
> 

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