Issue No. 01 - March (1989 vol. 1)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/69.43402
<p>The author discusses the likely evolution of commercial data managers over the next several years. Topics to be covered include the following: why SQL (structured query language) has become a universal standard; who can benefit from SQL standardization; why the current SQL standard has no chance of lasting; why all database systems can be distributed soon; what new technologies are likely to be commercialized; and why vendor independence may be achievable.</p>
future trends; database systems; commercial data managers; SQL; structured query language; universal standard; distributed; database management systems; query languages; technological forecasting
M. Stonebraker, "Future Trends in Database Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, vol. 1, no. , pp. 33-44, 1989.