Well, it is holiday time and people like to have fun. It is time to share stuff that is amusing. Since traffic always dips in the blogs during this time of the year, we will be posting on lighter topics till the end of 2008. This is one such post to keep the blog going and reserving important topics for discussion in the new year.
Larry Ellison likes to trash Cloud Computing. He also insults women in his quest to trash Cloud Computing.
these announcements. The computer industry is the only industry that is
more fashion-driven than women’s fashion. Maybe I’m an idiot, but I
have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it? It’s complete
gibberish. It’s insane. When is this idiocy going to stop?
Well, this idiocy would have stopped if Mr. Ellison had stopped Amazon from offering Oracle on EC2.
enterprise-grade solutions in the cloud, leveraging the virtually
unlimited compute power and storage of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Hosting Oracle-based solutions in AWS
enables you to use proven database and middleware offering within a
proven cloud computing platform, providing greater reliability and
performance than hosting solutions on your own hardware. Together,
Amazon and Oracle provide businesses with a scalable, reliable, and
cost-effective business application platform.
Even better, if Mr. Ellison had stopped his own company from using the term and offering what they call Oracle Cloud Computing Center. I am sure many of you have questions about this turnaround by Mr. Ellison. Perhaps you should check out the Frequently Asked Questions section of Oracle’s Cloud Computing Center .
I am sure many of you are already on the way in your holiday travel or, at least, have your bags packed. Being hyper-connected individuals in this digital era, I am sure you will be checking out Cloud Avenue even during the holidays. Travel safe and have fun.