If anyone was expecting Larry Ellison, CEO Oracle to stride on the Oracle Open World keynote stage and berate the competition’s efforts in the cloud they were sadly disappointed. Instead, we were treated to a measured, almost professorial object lesson in SaaS, PaaS and Iaas. All to be delivered by the Redwood giant. Naturally, Only once did Ellison slip off piste to take a pop at the competition. In this case SAP’s HANA, which he described as ‘quite little’ in terms of features when compared to the mighty X-Box as I call it.
It only became apparent about 40 minutes in that what we were actually being treated to was a sales pitch as Ellison reeled off a string of figures that you can summarise as: ‘Come to Oracle for all and any of your cloud needs. We have it all and at the best street prices anywhere on the planet.’
But it was as the post flogathon after glow turned into after shock that some of us realised just how many holes there are in Oracle’s story.
Let’s go through them:
Oracle 12C – multi-tenant database
Ellison talked about its upcoming 12C database. ‘c’ stands for cloud. By that Ellison means the database is multi-tenant. Details were sketchy but this is how Ellison portrayed it: “If you wanted to run
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