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Issue No. 04 - October-December (2009 vol. 31)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 62-65
ABSTRACT
<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>
INDEX TERMS
database and data communication systems, IBM System/360, early industrial data applications, second-generation database software, Rockwell Space Division, computer support for Apollo capsule
CITATION
Robert L. Patrick, "IMS @ Conception", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 31, no. , pp. 62-65, October-December 2009, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.102
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