restricted access   Volume 35, Number 2, April–June 2013

Table of Contents

Relational Database Management Systems: The Business Explosion

From the Editor's Desk

pp. 2-3

RDBMS: The Business Explosion

Relational Database Management Systems: The Business Explosion

pp. 8-9

The Oracle Story: 1984-2001

pp. 10-23

Oracle Marketing: Killer Ads

pp. 24-30

History of Sybase

pp. 31-41

Informix: Information Management on Unix

pp. 42-53

The History and Growth of IBM's DB2

pp. 54-66

Product Managing DB2's Early Development

pp. 67-68


Computer Industry Pioneer: Erwin Tomash (1921-2012)

pp. 4-7



pp. 69-71

The SQL Standard: How it Happened

pp. 72-75

Events and Sightings

Reception at the Living Computer Museum, Seattle

p. 76

IEEJ Technical Meeting on the History of Electrical Engineering

pp. 76-78

IPSJ 75th National Convention at Tohoku University

pp. 78-81


Biomedical Computing: Digitizing Life in the United States by Joseph November (review)

pp. 82-83

The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design by John Harwood (review)

pp. 83-84

Think Piece

Machines Who Write

pp. 88-87