In pictures: Oracle takes over San Francisco

  • Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco

  • Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco

  • Oracle chairman, Larry Ellison gives a highly entertaining keynote. Ellison has amassed a $41 billion fortune as the founder of Oracle. He stepped down as CEO earlier this month. During his second keynote on Tuesday, Ellison apologised for ditching this address last year to watch his boat race in the America's Cup. This year he was all alone when he demonstrated the Oracle Cloud Platform. "Now that I'm a CTO, I get to do my own demos. I love my new job," he quipped.

  • Mark Hurd delivers his first keynote address since taking over as co-CEO.

  • The Oracle-sponsored yacht that won the 34th America's Cup in 2013.

  • Attendees at Oracle OpenWorld

  • The America's Cup, the oldest trophy in world sport, on display.

  • Exalogic machines on the show floor

  • Australian band Empire of the Sun performed for attendees on Monday night.

  • Oracle headquarters in Silicon Valley

  • Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley

  • The back of the Facebook corporate sign. Is this an acknowledgement of the work done by one of Silicon Valley's early innovators?

  • Twitter's corporate office in downtown San Francisco.

  • SAP trying to get in on the act.

  • Dodge Charger muscle car parked at Oracle on Saturday.

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