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"Nobody's gotten fired for buying, uh, Oracle."



Browse federal websites and check how many Sun icons you still see. My hypothesis: Oracle killed Solaris once they realized USDS and 18F had solid long term growth prospects.


I don't track these things closely, but hasn't 18F come to be considered a disappointment in terms of results-per-dollar-spent, so far? (Not to mention results-per-unit-hype)


I think between USDS and 18F, 18F has been showing more stable growth and they're on an eat-what-you-kill budget.


Good to know. I've been more-or-less able to keep clear of the government purchasing super-fun-games for a few years and anything I may have ever known about that world has gotten stale. Thanks!




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