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[itnews] Oracle challenges IBM to hardware race

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has challenged IBM to a microprocessor race during his opening keynote at the vendor's annual conference.

In an hour-long keynote that focused largely on the company's hardware line, Ellison pointed to increased research and development spend on microprocessor speed as an indication of its ambition to one-up Big Blue.
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Huh. IBM will absolutely crush Oracle
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Meh...IBM isn't as great as it used to be. I can easily see some one out developing them these days, but Oracle? They don't seem to be running to good as a company right now.

We just swiched from Oracle to IBM http servers because Oracle folks never seem to have the heads on right and when they did they were impossible to deal with. Nothing was ever but user error...we had to have massive evidence before they would act on something.
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