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.
W. King et al., "System R: A Relational Data Base Management System," in Computer, vol. 12, no. , pp. 42-48, 1979.