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The Relational Model: Beginning of an Era
Oct.-Dec. 2012 (vol. 34 no. 4)
pp. 30-37
Serving as an informal technical introduction to this Annals special issue on relational database management systems, this article gives an introductory overview of the relational model and discusses the value of Edgar F. (Ted) Codd's model. Then, after providing an account of Chris Date's contributions, the author assesses the relational model's effect on the industry and how it might affect future developments.
Index Terms:
Computational modeling,History,Relational databases,Database systems,SQL,history of computing,relational databases,software industry,Ted Codd,Chris Date,relations,relvars
Citation:
Hugh Darwen, "The Relational Model: Beginning of an Era," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 30-37, Oct.-Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2012.50
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