Article ID: CBB001211139

The RDBMS Industry: A Northern California Perspective (2012)


Campbell-Kelly, Martin (Author)

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Volume: 34, no. 4
Issue: 4
Pages: 18-29

Publication Date: 2012
Edition Details: Part of a special issue on relational database management systems.
Language: English

This article describes the origins and development of the relational database management systems (RDBMS) industry, focusing on the firms IBM, Oracle, Ingres, Informix, and Sybase in the 1980s. The author analyzes the industry's evolution in terms of the disruptive technology paradigm and regional economics and then broadly outlines the industry's later development.

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Authors & Contributors
Castelle, Michael C.
Yost, Jeffrey R.
Wade, B. W.
Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee
Sippl, Roger
Shul'ga, O. M.
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Research in the History of Technology
MIT Press
Stanford University Press
University of Chicago
Computer industry
Business and commerce
Computer science
Computers and computing
Information technology
Aiken, Howard Hathaway
Zuse, Konrad
Von Neumann, John
Hoelzer, Helmut
Codd, E. F.
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
19th century
United States
California (U.S.)
Silicon Valley (California)
Zurich (Switzerland)
International Business Machines Corporation

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