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Issue No.04 - October-December (2009 vol.31)
pp: 87-91
<p>In the 40 years since its inception, Datacom/DB has been one of the most powerful and reliable database management systems available. It is still an industry-leading DBMS for the IBM mainframe environment, used by more than 1,000 mainframe sites around the world. A brief history of Datacom/DB reveals the various companies that have owned it, its evolution, and its companion products.</p>
DBMS, relational, ADR, CIM, CA, inverted list, performance, Insyte
Orrin Stevens, "The History of Datacom/DB", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.31, no. 4, pp. 87-91, October-December 2009, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.108
1. , When Insyte Datacom was sold to ADR in 1978, the user conferences continued and were renamed Cadre (Complete ADR Environment). In a sense, Cadre or its logical predecessor has been in existence since 1974.
2. Originally IDEAL, the initial cap name "Ideal" didn't come along until sometime after Computer Associates' acquisition of ADR.
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