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Larry Ellison

Published May 8, 2022

Larry Ellison

“Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure.” -Larry Ellison.

Ever wondered who was behind the great oracle cooperation? Who did bring the relational database management system which is considered a backbone for most businesses, it’s the entrepreneur Lawrence Joseph Ellison.

August 17th 1944, Larry was born in Bronx, New York. When he was nine, he was sent to Chicago to be raised by his mother’s uncle and aunt, Lillian and Louis Ellison.

Larry dropped out of university many times, and started to find part time jobs in several places concerning programming.

His expertise gained from working made him a programmer at Amdahl where he worked on the first IVM Compatible mainframe system.

Later, Larry and his colleagues founded founded Software Development Labs and soon had a contract to build a database-management system—which they called Oracle.

Their solution raised up in the market and made profit with $1 million per year.

Oracle is recognized as one the oldest companies which provide database management solutions. The company has always focused on Enterprise requirements and acknowledged the latest technology trends. That’s why its products are always embellished with new features.


Larry Ellison now considered one of the top 10 wealthiest people in the world!

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