Issue No.05 - May (1979 vol.12)
M.M. Astrahan , IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
A relational approach makes this experimental data base management system unusually easy to install and use. Some of the decisions made in System R design in order to enhance usability also offer major bonuses in other areas.
M.W. Blasgen, D.D. Chamberlin, J.N. Gray, W.F. King, B.G. Lindsay, R.A. Lorie, J.W. Mehl, T.G. Price, G.R. Putzolu, M. Schkolnick, P.P. Selinger, D.R. Slutz, H.R. Strong, P. Tiberio, I.L. Traiger, B.W. Wade, M.M. Astrahan, "System R: A Relational Data Base Management System", Computer, vol.12, no. 5, pp. 42-48, May 1979, doi:10.1109/MC.1979.1658743