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Larry Ellison kicked off Oracle's OpenWorld event in San Francisco on Sunday with news of a second-generation infrastructure-as-a-service offering. The IT giant's supremo claimed the IaaS out-performs Amazon Web Services (AWS), undercuts it on price and will also be sold as on-premises kit tied to a subscription. Ellison told …

  1. AMBxx Silver badge

    Oracle

    Cheap for now. does anyone still trust these crooks?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Oracle

      NO!

    2. Robert Moore

      Re: Oracle

      There is not enough NO in the world, to adequately answer your question.

      1. TheVogon Silver badge

        Re: Oracle

        It's worth looking at what AWS offer vs Oracle if they want to compare costs, see http://cloud-computing.softwareinsider.com/compare/5-248/Amazon-Inc-vs-Oracle-Corporation

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge
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    "complained about his salary"

    I don't care if it was in jest or not, from a person with his wealth that's just petty.

    1. Captain TickTock
      Coat

      Re: "complained about his salary"

      Yeah, it's a bit rich...

    2. Stoney Broke

      Re: "complained about his salary"

      Yes, very rich.

      What's a pay rise Larry? Is that something that workers in other companies get?

      "Work hard, play hard, be *grateful* you have a job at *wonderful* Oracle"

      ... does that come across as sarcastic?

  3. LHGFLICOD

    $175 a month Exadata Cloud service

    175 dollars gets you a single 5GB schema in a multi tenant database.

    An exadata quarter rack is 40-80k per month.

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