Oracle is courting Microsoft ISVs with a series of events targeted directly at our Gold partners. That initiative has caused me to ponder the intriguing question “Why would a Microsoft partner invest time attending these events?”
Oracle thinks you should attend for three reasons. I will address them in turn:
Now, that leads me to the conclusion that the only reason people would want to attend the Oracle events would be to get a free cup of coffee. If that is indeed the case please send me an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will personally expedite a gift card to “Seattle’s Best Coffee” to you. That way you can spend your day on something productive like visiting the links above – and after all, what do they know about great coffee down in the Bay Area anyway?