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Thank you for visiting my blog. I am a Cofounder & Technical Advisor here at the BeyeNETWORK. Having covered the business intelligence and data warehousing industry for more than 15 years, I'm looking forward to a more interactive form of communication with all of you. Please share your comments and thoughts!



Its always nice to see people getting along. And I for one am glad to see that Larry (Ellison) and Scott (McNealy) are still buddies. I guess mutual hate and loathing of Microsoft and IBM can be the basis for a business partnership. I'm not too sure which company will get the most out of the deal, Oracle has agreed to keep JAVA for another 10 years and Sun is bundling Oracle on all of its mid and large scale boxes provided that the end user buys a years worth of support from Oracle.

Here's a fun quote from the recent announcement:

Scott McNealy: “We’ve got to get this out of the way: Are you buying Sun?” Ellison retorted that McNealy would have to read about it in the newspapers first, because “Oracle likes to do everything hostilely.”

Interesting things are sure to come from these two companies.

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