ZDNet UK: One Hat Too Big Even for Larry's Head
Nov 02, 2006, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"While Chairman Gates has traded his megalomaniac persona for
that of Uncle Bill the philanthropist, one of the old guard
continues to be unapologetic in his Machiavellian manoeuvrings.
"Oracle lacks the universal presence of Microsoft and so has
escaped the full measure of opprobrium ladled out to Redmond.
Perhaps interpreting this as licence, Ellison was on typical form
at Oracle Openworld last week. His attack on Red Hat contained
industrial levels of venom and misdirection, fireworks of the sort
that hint at the full-scale siege tactics that netted JD Edwards,
PeopleSoft and Siebel over the last year..."