So it seems that both Cleveland and New York have made videos to woo LeBron James, NBA All-Star.
Yes, it would be great for Cleveland if LeBron stays in Cleveland. That is, of course, his home. And even if you are not a basketball fan, you can understand what LeBron means to the economy and image of this Midwestern city. At the same time, the future of Cleveland also rests with nanotechnology, health care, and maybe even the wind power of the Great Lakes. Even if LeBron leaves, Cleveland can look forward to a bright future.
Oracle's claims focus on performance per processor. But what about performance per core? Why is that important? Because many times software these days, including Oracle, is licensed and charged per core. Why is Oracle not looking to the future with Sun and running this benchmark on Dell? If you look at the fine print, many of Oracle's claims in this press release focus not on SPECjAppServer2004 or SPECjEnterprise2010, which is the new follow-on to SPECjAppServer2004. Oracle looks to the past with SPECjAppServer2002, SPECjAppServer2001, and even good old ecperf.
I love New York. But in looking to the future for Cleveland, I hope LeBron stays. As Ohio Governor Ted Strickland said, “I understand the skill and talent of the advertising world in New York City.” “But what we have in Cleveland is genuine, deeply felt love.”
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