October 14, 2009, 10:45 pm
If anybody's going to do any upstaging it's Larry Ellison, as both Michael Dell and Billy Joel discovered during their respective OpenWorld turns this year and last.
Guest are welcome to make a splash at Oracle's event - but not too welcome. Usually, they serve as a warm up act or foil to Ellison and his giggly wit.
For once, though, Oracle's chief executive has let someone interrupt his OpenWorld shtick and have the audience nibble copious one-liners from their open hand...