June 26, 2012

Is salesforce.com going to stick with Oracle?

Surprisingly often, I’m asked “Is salesforce.com going to stick with Oracle?” So let me refer to and expand upon my previous post about salesforce.com’s database architecture by saying:

Some day, Marc Benioff will probably say “We turned off Oracle across most of our applications a while ago, and nobody outside the company even noticed.”

*in that

Note: This blog post is less readable than it would be if I’d found a better workaround to WordPress’ bugs in the area of nested bullet points. I’m sorry.

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9 Responses to “Is salesforce.com going to stick with Oracle?”

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    […] there had been evidence of late that Salesforce.com wanted to move away from Oracle technology, that doesn’t seem to be the case […]

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