Ingres: Can You Ever Go Back? (2006)
In an eerie turn of events, my ex-, ex-, ex-employer Ingres Corporation has been resurrected by, of all people, Terry Garnett, one of Oracle’s early marketing vice presidents, now of Garnett & Helfrich Capital. So every year, Oracle planned to double and Ingres planned to grow 50% or so. The laws of compounding took effect and across some 7 years Ingres went from being 100% of Oracle’s size to 25%.