Issue No. 04 - October-December (2009 vol. 31)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2009.102
<p>Database and data communication software systems extend a computer's operational environment to reduce programming effort and provide a standardized face for production operations. Developed in the mid-1960s, Information Management System/360 began as a joint project to enable Rockwell Space Division's transition to System/360 computers. This project resulted in one of the first of this class of systems and one of the most successful.</p>
database and data communication systems, IBM System/360, early industrial data applications, second-generation database software, Rockwell Space Division, computer support for Apollo capsule
R. L. Patrick, "IMS @ Conception," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 31, no. , pp. 62-65, 2009.