writes: "Everyone's favorite billionaire claims that the combination of Oracle's software and services with Sun's hardware will create a company to rival the IBM of yore.
"T.J. Watson's IBM was the greatest company in the history of enterprise in America because they had that combination of hardware and software running most of the enterprises on the planet."
More from El Reg: http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2009/09/22/ellison_explains_sun_merger/"
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman