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Oracle (Founders) Oracle was founded by Lawrence Ellison in 1997. Larry Ellison, who is now 69 years old was born August 17th, 1944 in Bronx, New York. He studied at the University of Chicago, but later dropped out. Using the principals of Computer programming he learned in Chicago, Larry moved to Berkeley, California and for about eight years he jumped from job to job working as a technician for places like Fireman’s Fund and Wells Fargo bank. The co-founders of Oracle are Robert Miner and Ed Oates, who joined Larry in 1977 and founded Software Development Labs. Later in 1978 they won a two year contract to build a relation database management system for the CIA for a project name: Oracle, which they finished a year ahead of schedule. Little did they know that their company would develop into being the leader of database software. Oracle (Location) Oracle was founded in California, which is the most popular state in the United States. Oracle’s original headquarters was in Santa Clara but they later moved to a new building on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. The company also changed their name to RSI (Relational Software Inc) in an attempt to explain what their company does, but in 1982 they changed their name to the Oracle Systems Corporation. Oracle (Company History) The company Oracle was founded in 1977, In 1979 the first commercial RDBMS was built, it wasn’t available for sale until 1979 with the launch of Oracle version. In 1972 the company decided to change its name from RSI to Oracle System Corporation so the people can know what the company offered. In 1983 Oracle version 3 was made and could run in mainframes, minicomputers, and PCs. Oracle had a total of 11 versions the latest was released in in 2007 on July 11t... ... middle of paper ... ... California in 1999. And the entire property became known as Googleplex. Today Google has more than 70 offices in more than 40 countries around the world. Google (History) Google was developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1996 at Stanford University, they developed their first search engine called BackRub. They got the idea for Google from another student, David Filo the developer of Yahoo. On September 7th 1998 Google was established in a friend’s garage in California, they then hired their first employee, Craig Silverstein who was later became Google’s director of technology. Google achieved popularity very quickly in 1999 it served 500,000 queries a day. Today Google continues to be the world’s most popular search engine, Google’s revenue is 16,858.00 it increased 17% in the last year, and has around 24,400 around the world and its stock price is 545.73.

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