"I'm sure both Marc and I are going to try to continue to be entertaining, while making sure the entertainment never distracts from our commitment to work together," Ellison said.
Benioff even invited Ellison to Salesforce.com's upcoming Dreamforce event during the call, a gracious gesture in light of Oracle's cancellation of a planned Benioff keynote during its 2011 OpenWorld conference.
"I would love to be there," Ellison said of Dreamforce.
Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Chris' email address is Chris_Kanaracus@idg.com