A classic: IT’s “enfant terrible” – Larry Ellison explain Cloud Computing in his irresistible nature (found on youtube):
If you ask yourself, is Larry Ellison really anti-cloud computing? This good post by William Hurley gives you a possible answer:
What The Hell Is Cloud Computing?
… Larry’s comments about cloud computing remind me of the times he bashed virtualisation back in the day. Everyone spread similar rumours then, and the transition from hatin’ to embracin’ looked almost identical.
In other words, Larry didn’t have an informed opinion the first time he was asked about virtualisation. Once he did, his story quickly changed from disparaging virtualisation to announcing Oracle VM, and eventually acquiring companies like Virtual Iron. So far my sources say the alleged cloud computing reversal is the same situation…