Oracle's $10M Bet

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This a little bit away from business service management - but Oracle has been taunting IBM primarily, and other vendors in general for the last 7 months or so with advertisements about their 'powerhouse' SUN servers.

Just two weeks ago they issued a challenge aimed at IBM. The winner could pick up a 'fast' $10 M by disproving their statement that any Oracle database application will run at least 2x faster on their 10-cluster SUN System. They also cited some 'interesting' comparison figures

Looking into the details, the 'competition' turned out to be some what less than implied....see our comments and follow the link here to our comments.

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