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

Douglas Eadline deadline at eadline.org
Wed Sep 22 12:17:27 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.

Except for the females dancing near the music stages pretty much the same

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Doug

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> 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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