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Issue No. 04 - October-December (2011 vol. 33)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 70-80
Thomas Haigh , University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ABSTRACT
<p>A biography of Charles W. Bachman, Turing Award winner and a primary inventor of the database management system through his early 1960s work on the Integrated Data Store (IDS). He worked for Dow Chemical, Generarl Electric, Honeywell and Cullinae Database Systems as well as founding Bachman Information Systems. Bachman played an important role in user groups and standards bodies&#x2014;including IBM Share, the CODASYL Data Base Task Group (DBTG), the Systems Planning and Resources Committee (SPARC) steering committee within the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) subcommittee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).</p>
INDEX TERMS
history of computing, Charles W. Bachman, database management systems, IDS, 9PAC, General Electric, Honeywell, Bachman Information Systems, CODASYL, database task group, DBTG, ANSI SPARC, partnership data model, role data model
CITATION
Thomas Haigh, "Charles W. Bachman: Database Software Pioneer", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. , pp. 70-80, October-December 2011, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2011.68
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