Supercomputing Late to Party, Oracle Crowns Itself Compute King | GenomeWeb

Everyone’s heard IBM boast that it will capture the genomics market with DiscoveryLink. And you’d have to live under a rock to have escaped similar claims by Compaq, Sun, and Cray. But what’s with Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s recent string of pitches to the field? According to vice president of life sciences at Oracle, Jon Simmons, last year’s reorganization of the company’s life sciences initiatives has led to increased awareness of its existing presence in the field.

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