marc andreesen predicts that oracle is a thing of the past

Posted on September 29, 2011


in his opening comments at the conference, andreesen claimed that Oracle was a dying business. his proof, not of of his investment companies uses Oracle, they all use the cloud. where before a huge cost for a startup was licensing and hardware, today the cost is almost negligible due to cloud computing. Facebook would not have been viable 10 years ago if they were licensing all this software.