The Oracle Story: 1984-2001

@article{Mendelsohn2013TheOS,
  title={The Oracle Story: 1984-2001},
  author={Andrew Mendelsohn},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={10-23}
}
  • Andrew Mendelsohn
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
This article tells the story of Oracle from 1984 through 2001, primarily through the author's experiences during those years. Andrew Mendelsohn worked on the software development team that built the Oracle relational database management system (RDBMS). During this time, Oracle went from being a small niche software company to becoming one of the giants in the software industry. Although many observers believe Oracle's strong marketing and sales organizations were the primary reasons for its… Expand
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