OK, kids. Sharpen those pencils, sharpen those minds. Here's a pop quiz on a bit of Oracle nostalgia, as Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder and chief executive, kicked off Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on Sunday with 30 years of highlights:
What was the name of Oracle, before it became Oracle? A: Software Development Laboratories (SDL) B: Laboratories Software Development (LSD) C: BEL Systems (Bob Miner, Ed Oates, Larry Ellison, founders) Answer: Software Development Laboratories. Ellison, during his keynote speech, dedicated the evening's event to the late Bob Miner.
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